A symphony orchestra of synthesisers and speakers

Electro Symphonic Orchestra

Colin Benders

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The boundaries between acoustic and electronic music disappear in this concert by Colin Benders’ Electro Symphonic Orchestra. After a successful preview at last year’s Holland Festival Proms, he is now presenting a full length composition for his brand new orchestra of modular synthesisers and many speakers at the Concertgebouw’s Main Hall – the Valhalla of orchestral music. By setting up the speakers on the stage and in the auditorium, Benders wants to make electronic music not simply in stereo, but with the transparency, dynamism and expressiveness of a symphony orchestra. Something not to be missed by lovers of unheard sounds from as-yet unexplored musical landscapes.

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