Scholz & Friends Berlin: WWF & The Karajan Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker The Insect Concerto
Scholz & Friends Berlin: WWF & The Karajan Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker's The Insect Concerto
Classical musicians and real insects make music onstage together for the first time
Insect populations are collapsing worldwide with serious consequences for life on earth. This video by Scholz & Friends Berlin, featured the ‘Insect Concerto’ composed by conductor Gregor A. Mayrhofer and inspired by the sounds of grasshoppers, cicadas and crickets. The concert and video helped raise awareness and funds for WWF insect and sustainable agriculture projects.
The concert and video generated €12,000 donations on the first day of release (May 2018).