The rock and projection concert promoting climate change awareness

The rock and projection concert promoting climate change awareness

Matthew Fagan

Pink Floyd and furry critters, together at last.

If all this talk of climate change is starting to freak you out (as it should), The Earth Show is here to keep you optimistic through some good ol’ rock and mesmerising classical music.

Performed by Aussie musician Matthew Fagan and his band, the concert will feature a selection of pieces from Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Vivaldi, Beethoven, Alan Griffiths and Fagan himself. What’s more, a trio of violin, cello and piano will also perform the compositions of Alan Griffiths in a separate section. The performances will be accompanied by a series of visual projections that celebrate the planet’s biodiversity, including clips sourced from Parks Victoria, Extinction Rebellion and the Australian Antarctic Division among others.

Prior to the performance, speakers from Zoos Victoria, the Australian National University and the Victorian National Parks Association and more will come together for a symposium that discusses the importance of preserving and restoring ecosystems. Earlier on in the day at Deakin Edge, Fagan will also be performing the Ritual Fire Dance as part of El Vito Chamber Group.

We would like to thank The Australian Antarctic Division for supporting Earth Show by providing magnificent visual material. The attached video lets you know what they are about and gives you a taste of the special footage they have curated for the show that is not in this video.The Australian Antarctic Program encompasses all Australia’s activities in Antarctica, from scientific research through to logistics and transport. You can find out more about them here #AusAntarcticVISION:© Australian Antarctic Division

Posted by Matthew Fagan on Thursday, 17 October 2019

The Earth Show takes place at Deakin Edge, Fed Square on Saturday November 9. Tickets to the concert are available here and tickets to the symposium are available here. For 20 per cent off your concert ticket, be sure to use the online discount code ‘BEAT’.

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