Hundreds of artists of Classical, Jazz, Carnatic, African, Hindustani, folk, film and contemporary genres from USA, UK, Brazil, India, China, Taiwan, Denmark, Canada, Poland, Italy, Argentina, Venezuela, Serbia, Portugal, Slovenia, Switzerland, Ukraine, etc present the 8-minute, 12-part, 72-scale Climatrix Symphony in Melharmmonious unity on over 50 instruments to inspire Climate Action on World Environmental Day (5 June 2019).
“This shift from Art-for-Entertainment to Art-for-Environment is a necessity today,
to inspire pre-emptive Climate Action and also raise funds for realistic climate
solutions”, Chitravina N Ravikiran, renowned musician and initiator of the Planet Symphony Orchestra movement said. “Debates or denials about whether global warming is moot in the context of what needs to be done immediately all around to prevent an Environmental Meltdown.”
Comments from various artists
Four-time Grammy Awardee Glen Velez expressed that certainty ‘The collective power of their collective artistry has the potential to be a game changer’.
“We need to bequeath a friendly planet to our children”, declared percussion virtuosos Pete Lockett (UK) & Trilok Gurtu (Germany) and scores of artists from across the world were completely in tune with it.
The video content is Free for everyone and will also be sent to decision makers in Governments and leading corporates across the world.
With 2000 International and National Award-winning artists, scientists, journalists, environmentalists, business and social leaders as well as students from over 60 countries, the Planet Symphony Orchestra is the world’s leading Art-Science initiatives to combat the Environmental Emergency.
Featured performers include Glen Velez, M Chandrashekaran, Sacramento Youth Symphony, Pete Lockett, T V Gopalakrishnan, Royal Hartigan, Shahid Pervez, Miguel Czachowski, members of the Apollo Chamber Players, Middleton Community Orchestra, Karaikkudi Mani, Ronu Majumdar, Loire Cotler, Bickram Ghosh, Kadri Gopalnath, Eduardo Pirozzi, Kala Ramnath, Henrik Andersen, Eli Yamin, Tarun Bhattacharya, A Kanyakumari, Chih Wei Hsieh, Kadri Gopalnath, Balinese Gamelan, Suma Sudheendra, Madison High Wind Orchestra, Lalgudi Krishnan & Vijayalakshmi, Ayser Vançin, Shahid Pervez, Margarida Galvao, Purbayan Chatterjee, Phil Scarff, Nirmala Rajasekar, Olivia Moore, Malgorzata Czachowska, Dr Jayaprada, Ghatam Karthick, Emilija Kercan, B S Purushottaman & Nikolai Brander, and Chitravina N Ravikiran, also the initiator of the Planet Symphony Orchestra movement.