Donen’s symphony charts the transition from pre-
‘With Symphony to a Lost Generation, I sought to show the living presence of the First World War in our time, and the extent to which the world it created continues to reverberate in our lives today. I sought to make use of every art-
The production has harnessed the skills of two extraordinary creative talents: visual director Mikael Jaeger Jensen, whose credits include Effects Co-
Sat 28 May 2016 7.30pm -
Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke's, London
The world’s first fully holographic production, a moving depiction of the human tragedy of the First World War. 250 actors and dancers appear beside the Vienna Philharmonic Choir and Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra in Adam Donen’s epic symphony and drama.
Its scale and imagination is like nothing you’ve experienced.
Holograms have been used to bring Michael Jackson back to life and allowed Kate Moss to spend a month as part of the Alexander McQueen exhibition: never have they formed the basis of a full stage production until now. Transnational World War 1 epic Symphony to a Lost Generation is the world’s first fully holographic stage production: a visual and aural spectacular with a new symphony by virtuoso young composer Adam Donen at its centre.
Fusing classical music, dance, drama and archival film, Symphony to a Lost Generation is a 3D audio-
Holograms are used not only to give the illusion of live stage performance, but to allow modes of story-
All 400 performers will appear as holograms, which will allow the production to tour the UK regions as well as smaller towns and cities across the world. It will be the largest-
Its scale and imagination is like nothing you’ve experienced, depicting a time long past in a form uniquely contemporary.