Pan - Despair to Hope - Nature to Mankind
A Fusion of Benjamin Britten's "Six Metamorphoses After Ovid" (Op.49) with Commercial Musings on Sustainability
Michael Mainelli (speaker)
John Harle (saxophone + speaker)
William Joseph (graphics)
People change the planet in beautiful and terrifying ways, from high art to base waste. Never before have we had such power to transform our planet and ourselves. Never before have we so risked losing everything. Robust economies and environments are essential to mankind's future. This performance combines music inspired by Ovid's works with selections from modern political and economic thinking in order to envision how society might metamorphose towards sustainable commerce with nature.
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