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Sun Dogs Performance

October 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra at Music Hall

FotoFocus and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra present Sun Dogs. Named after an atmospheric optical phenomenon, the program features pairs of composers and filmmakers in collaboration, each offering a unique perspective of the natural world through short-format films fused with new music performed by the CSO, conducted by CSO Creative Partner, Matthias Pintscher. Produced in collaboration with Liquid Music as part of the 2022 FotoFocus Biennial: World Record, Sun Dogs seeks to understand the natural world that cannot be touched or measured. Typically a composer responds to a director’s ideas in a film scoring capacity, or a filmmaker is given music to respond to visually, but Sun Dogs explores how stories can be told with music and film from equal footing.

​​A “sun dog” is an atmospheric optical phenomenon produced by refracted light, allowing us to briefly see another realm.

Participants: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; Matthias Pintscher, Conductor & CSO Creative Partner; Daniel Wohl, Composer & Orchestrator; and Kate Nordstrum/Liquid Music, Creative Producer

World Premieres:
Arooj Aftab and Daniel Wohl, Co-composers
Rafiq Bhatia, Composer
Josephine Decker, Filmmaker
Mati Diop and Manon Lutanie, Co-directors
Dev Hynes, Composer
Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Filmmaker

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Event Entry: $5 Ticket

Venue Details

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra at Music Hall
1241 Elm St
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 381-3300

6:30 & 8:30pm Performance

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