You can watch one of the world’s finest orchestras in concert by popping on a VR headset right here in Leicester.
The Philharmonia Orchestra has brought its virtual reality experience to the city’s ISKON building in Granby Street and it’s all completely free.
A 10-room installation showcases the internal workings of the Philharmonia as the Orchestra perform Holst’s The Planets, conducted by Principal Conductor, Esa-Pekka Salonen.
The installation invites you to step inside the Orchestra to witness each section playing their part. With over 37 screens, journey your way through the installation from violins to percussion, and from Mercury to Neptune.
Alongside, try our award-winning Virtual Reality experience. Put on virtual reality headsets and headphones and be whisked to London’s Royal Festival Hall to see a performance of Sibelius’ Fifth Symphony from inside the orchestra.
This is a 360-degree experience: recorded with 3D audio as well as 3D visuals, you hear each and every instrument as you turn to see the Philharmonia Orchestra all around you.
DMU is a proud partner of the Philharmonia, offering you the chance to see concerts or work with them during your time here. You can find out more here.
Posted on Monday 5th November 2018