Sacred Environment, the latest composition by Kate Moore, had its world premiere at Holland Festival Proms 2017. Visual artist Ruben van Leer was responsible for the accompanying VR installation. This video shows an excerpt of the installation, to be experienced in 3D with Google Cardboard. Please download the latest version of the Youtube app for the best results.

Sacred Environment

Oratorio for choir, soloists, electronics and orchestra by composer Kate Moore

Accompanying live VR installation by visual artist Ruben van Leer

Music & Libretto Kate Moore
Conductor Brad Lubman
Choir Conductor Daniel Reuss
Didgeridoo Lies Beijerinck
Soprano Alex Oomens
Performed by Radio Filharmonisch Orkest, Groot Omroepkoor
Production Holland Festival, NTR Radio

Visual VR Installation
Visual Artist Ruben van Leer
Performer Esther Mugambi
Dramaturgist Martin Butler
Lead Creative coder Victor Martins
Interactive Design Roy Gerritsen
Interactive Coder Tim Gerritsen
Line Producer Rogier van Ostaijen
VR studio Boompje Studio
Costume Design Clifford Portier
Lidar scanning Andrew Borsch
Light design Robert Wit
VR video Peejee Doorduin
Produced by & Holland Festival

We wish to acknowledge the custodians of this land, the people of the Wonnarua and Darkinjung nations and their Elders past and present. I acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this region.

Special thanks to: Nina Frankova, Marion Winkler, Trevor Wilson, Fiona Crain, Stuart McMinn, Leanne King, Phil Sheppard, John Shipp, Stuart Gibson, Rex Thompson, Nerida Moore, Chris Moore. The Holland Festival, Robert Nasveld, NTR, Daniel Reuss, Brad Lubman, Lies Beijerinck, Alex Oomens, Ruben van Leer, Clare Gallagher, Arno Peeters, Gobo Image, Tiemen Rapati, David Zaagsma, Mai Marie Dijksma, Rebecca Baart, Ersinhan Ersin and Vincent Lindeboom (Next Empire)

Cardboards supported by Google Arts & Culture

The VR installation is supported by the AFK

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