The Huffington Post reports that Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth will be made into an opera for the 2011 season at La Scala in Milan. Composer Giorgio Battistelli has been commissioned to set the famous Keynote slide deck to music.
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Dan Visconti is updating the image of the classical composer — from lone, fusty genius to dynamic community leader who creates music as a tool for social engagement. Whether he’s telling the stories of Cleveland’s refugee communities or composing a piece for the Mississippi State Prison, Visconti makes concert experiences that invite people to participate. Classically trained, but with a love of American […]
A filmmaker/butcher, an opera singer and a pair of computational biologists: Meet the latest class of TED Fellows
In the video above, get to know the 20 newest TED Fellows, who are joining our global network of 300+ innovators who color far outside the lines. This class of Fellows, who will be attending TEDGlobal 2014, represents 16 countries as well as bold ideas in photography, healthcare, food distribution, conservation, street art and, well, you name […]