How do you get an entire city that would rather watch football than listen to classical music excited about the arrival of one of the best conductors? With the first ever living clockwork: the Countdown Orchestra.
Twelve tireless musicians played for 24 hours in a row 21,600 bars and 86,400 individual notes from a custom-composed score on a stage in front of the concert hall in the heart of Dortmund. This unique musical experiment marked the beginning of star conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen’s residency at Dortmund Concert Hall. Music lovers around the world watched the event via live-stream.
Advertising Agency: Jung von Matt/Elbe
Chief Creative Officer: Sascha Hanke
Creative Directors: Tobias Grimm, Jens Pfau
Art Director: Nicolas Schmidt-Fitzner
Copywriter: Jan-Hendrik Scholz
Editor: Niels Münter
Directors/Composers: Clemens Wittkowski, Fabian Grobe
Production: STINK GmbH, Nils Schwemer, Steffen Leiser
Consulting: Mhoch4 GmbH & Co. KG