BOX: Baroque remix manifesto

(Baroque Orchestration X) is an artist collective exploring the full potential of early music instruments today, putting them in unorthodox settings and bringing them to a different audience. Ever heard of theorbo, triple harp, positive organ, viola da gamba or cornetto? And even if you did, surely in this way…

Leading Edge: Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1

Leading Edge is a choreography performed by two soloists, Marielle Rijkaart (cello) and Besim Hoti (dance). The audience experiences Johann Sebastian Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1 with an extreme combination of street and modern dance. There is a vibrant connection between the cellist and the dancer, but how are they…

Arthur Newhall: rhythms from the ocean

By day, Art Newhall is an ocean acoustics engineer and by night, a musician and composer, and on special occasions—such as TEDxWoodsHole—he mixes it up. Newhall’s “songs” come from hydrophones placed below the ocean surface or on the backs of whales, a digital sound mixer, and a musician’s love for…

James Nash: Russell County Gorge

Songs about war are timeless and a part of American culture. In this talk, James Nash reflects on how he came to write “Russell County Gorge” about US Marine Corps 1st Lt. Ryan McGlothlin, killed in Iraq in 2005. Over the course of two years traveling and performing the song,…

Alia Christian: Musical Interlude at TEDxPeachTree

Alia Christian, a 15 year-old Georgia song writer and musician is blazing her own trail in country music with her unique flavor of pop-country. She plays the piano, the guitar, sings and writes her own music…and is getting noticed. Out of thousands of entries submitted nationwide, Alia’s song was picked…

Quixotic

Quixotic is an ensemble of visual, musical and performing artists collaborating to produce new forms of artistic expression. This inventive group goes beyond the limits of any specific art form to create a total sensory experience for its audience. Quixotic makes performance art interactive and eliminates the barrier between performer…

Noisia: An inside on electronic music

Noisia was number 1 in the UK Cool Cuts Top 20 and they made a sound track for the Heineken commercial. Robbie Williams and Moby asked Noisia to make a remix of their songs. That is the definition of a big success. For years already, they are valued for their…

Jorge Saade: una sinfonía de introspección a TEDxPeñas

Jorge Saade Is a violinist, a concertmaster, and a professor. Jorge is considered the foremost violinist of Ecuador and one of the best in Latin America. Saade has performed concerts and recitals in 37 countries on 4 continents, appeared as soloist with major symphony orchestras in America and Europe. He…

FourPlay Quartet with Bobby Singh: Defy Convention

FourPlay String Quartet defy convention and stereotyping. No musical stone is left unturned. Here their collaboration with Bobby Singh delights the TEDxSydney audience. Add this performance to your library via the TEDx Music Project on Soundcloud. Recorded at TEDxSydney.

Celine Cairo

The 19 year old singer-songwriter Celine Cairo is rapidly conquering the Netherlands with her unique voice. Composing and making music has been her dream since childhood and she takes the stage to inspire TEDx audiences to follow their hearts.  In 2008,  Celine joined up with bassplayer Mart Jening and violinist…