How the [Uncertain] Four Seasons was written

In 2019 the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra performed a work called The For Seasons.  It was a concept developed by Jung von Matt that used an algorithm that took climate data gathered from 1725 until 2019 to rewrite Vivaldi’s well-known Four Seasons. 

Building on that concept by using data from The Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP5) RCP 8.5 scenario, the [Uncertain] Four Seasons project was born. Using localized data and projections from the present to 2050 orchestras from across the globe have received rewritten versions of Vivaldi’s work.

The aim of this project is to get more countries and organizations to sign the Leaders’ Pledge for Nature and commit to reversing biodiversity loss by 2030. While our performance is on October 9th, we are submitting a recording that will be a part of a 24 hour performance of [Uncertain] Four Season variations from around the globe.

Read more about the project on the [Uncertain] Four Seasons website:

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