Multiverse Concert Series presents “Hidden Worlds” a concert of music and science with stunning planetarium visuals at the Boston Museum of Science
Live in concert, David’s music takes the audience on an electro-symphonic journey of growth and discovery, bridging the worlds of classical chamber music with electronic beats and sampled sounds of the universe. Joined by virtuoso performers like pianist Sophia Subbayya Vastek, the program explores particle physics, the fractal patterns of nature, the growth of an embryo, bleached coral reefs and rising global seas.
Many of David’s pieces were composed in collaboration with the Music of Reality concert series, a project that combines music and science in live performance. He has collaborated with physicists, biologists, engineers, sociologists and oceanographers to create diverse multimedia works that come together in an immersive surround-sound performance.
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Where does beauty come from? Did we invent it, or was it always here - a property of the universe?
Composer David Ibbett and pianist Sophia Subbayya Vastek met by pure happenstance in late 2015 and very quickly recognized an artistic and philosophical kinship. They have since brought Music of Reality to fruition – an event series that brings musicians, scientists, and other such creative minds together through a shared pursuit of discovery.
The Beauty From Nothing EP is their debut recording and was the organic outpouring of their work in Music of Reality. It is ultimately ecstatic music for piano and live electronics, through-composed by David, that explores the human, emotional response to learning about our origins and interconnectedness to all life.
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