VIRTUAL OPERA PRODUCTION 101

SABRINA PENA YOUNG MARCH 7, 2014

What is a Virtual Opera Production?
Creation of an opera production using virtual worlds, computer animation, the Internet, and other technology to replace traditional key phases of production like rehearsals or live performance.

Similar Productions
Whitacre’s Virtual Choirs  Opera by You  You tube Symphony
 Eric

Why Virtual Opera Production?
Convenient Affordable Portable Contemporary

Libertaria: The Virtual Opera
Virtual Auditions Online thru Music Xray Virtual Rehearsal Album at Bandcamp.com Communication: Skype, Facebook, Email Animated Singers and Machinima Sets

Recording a Modern Opera
 Scores/Click

Tracks

Uploaded to Bandcamp.com  Singers recorded takes  Uploaded and Mixed  Animators Lip Sync  Final Video Edit and

Mixing a Masterpiece
12 Months and 1000 Takes later…

Animating a Modern Opera
 Machinima  Moviestorm  Lip

Sync Issues  Animation Team  Virtual Set Production  Virtual Characters  Lower Production Costs

Virtual Set Production
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Low cost Limited to skill and imagination Epic or intimate

The Factory

The Sewers

Virtual Characters

The Nurse

Lucinde

Libertaria

Virtual Characters

Miguel

Simeon

Gabe

Future of Opera Production?

Virtual Opera
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Second Life Concerts Animation Social Media Telematic Performance Crowdsourcing Nonlinear Interactive

Second Life and Classical Music

Use of live virtual environments for real time and prerecorded classical concerts.

Virtual Praxis Conference in Second Life

Telematic Performance

Integrated use of telecommunications and technology to create live musical events simultaneously from remote multiple locations

Pauline Oliveros and the Telematic Circle

WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD FOR OPERA?
IT’S UP TO YOU!

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