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OPUS 9

A Planetary Concerto in Three Movements

"A Masterpiece"
KAMILA MARKRAM, Co-founder & CEO Frontiers

"I had the opportunity to see OPUS 9 in Montreux in front of a stunned audience, including Ban Ki-moon himself"
JULIÁN GINZO, UN Today

Created, Designed, Directed, Produced by NATASHA TSAKOS Choreographed by ENRIQUE VILLACRESES
Performance by ENRIQUE VILLACRESES & NATASHA TSAKOS Animation by BLUE EBO Creative & Technical Advisor RODRIGO ARCAYA Frontiers Head Of Events JULIE HAWKINS Production Director BENJAMIN CHAPPUIS Stage Manager VANESSA SCOTT Planetary Boundaries Advisor GILBERT DE GREGORIO Filmed by FRONTIERS MEDIA SA Sponsored by CAPSULE MEDIA, SANCTUARY OF THE ARTS & MAGIC MDC
Many Thanks to PASCAL JACQUELIN, RAFI MALDONADO, MAURICIO FERRAZZA, FREDDY JOUWAYED

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"A great way to make a critical science statement through interpretive art."
CINDY CLARK
Former Director of Communications, UC San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography

"Courageous and brilliant. Engaging artistry at its finest"
ERIK BALL

OPUS 9 was created for Frontiers Forum, a world-class science event where visionary thinkers discuss science-led solutions for healthy lives on a healthy planet.

The 2023 Frontiers Forum's agenda featured Dr. Jane Goodall, former Vice President Al Gore, Eighth Secretary-General to the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, Yuval Noah Harari and a remarkable line-up of scientists and thought-leaders working to change the world.

 

OPUS 9 premiered at the Fairmont Palace in Montreux, Switzerland April 27, 2023 as a tribute to Frontiers’ Open Science and Johan Rockström’s Nine Planetary Boundaries

OPUS 9 mission is to highlight, contextualize and theatricalize the ebbs and flows of data in whimsical ways, focusing on the nine planetary boundaries. It underscores the significance of scientific breakthroughs achieved through open science, the movement to make scientific research accessible to all levels of society.

 

A multimedia tour de force, OPUS 9 follows two Maestros who find themselves entangled in an unexpected twist of fate, sharing a stage meant for one. In the face of this double booking, they become unwitting conduits for a symphony of data, a compelling montage of climate realities beckoning them into a whirlwind of stark environmental truths. As they move to the dynamics of the world juxtaposed by social media memes, the urgency of our planet's plight becomes inescapably palpable.

In this captivating journey, the boundaries between art and advocacy blur, inviting us to reflect on the profound impact of our actions on the delicate balance of nature.

 

​As the world grapples with escalating environmental challenges, OPUS 9 arrives at a critical juncture, casting its spell to inspire, awaken, and mobilize.

OPUS 9 A Planetary Concerto in Three Movements by Natasha Tsakos for Frontiers Forum Planet Prize
OPUS 9 A Planetary Concerto in Three Movements by Natasha Tsakos for Frontiers Forum Planet Prize
OPUS 9 A Planetary Concerto in Three Movements by Natasha Tsakos for Frontiers Forum Planet Prize
OPUS 9 A Planetary Concerto in Three Movements by Natasha Tsakos for Frontiers Forum Planet Prize
OPUS 9 A Planetary Concerto in Three Movements by Natasha Tsakos for Frontiers Forum Planet Prize
OPUS 9 A Planetary Concerto in Three Movements by Natasha Tsakos for Frontiers Forum Planet Prize
OPUS 9 A Planetary Concerto in Three Movements by Natasha Tsakos for Frontiers Forum Planet Prize
OPUS 9 A Planetary Concerto in Three Movements by Natasha Tsakos for Frontiers Forum Planet Prize
OPUS 9 A Planetary Concerto in Three Movements by Natasha Tsakos for Frontiers Forum Planet Prize
OPUS 9 A Planetary Concerto in Three Movements by Natasha Tsakos for Frontiers Forum Planet Prize
OPUS 9 A Planetary Concerto in Three Movements by Natasha Tsakos for Frontiers Forum Planet Prize
OPUS 9 A Planetary Concerto in Three Movements by Natasha Tsakos for Frontiers Forum Planet Prize
OPUS 9 A Planetary Concerto in Three Movements by Natasha Tsakos for Frontiers Forum Planet Prize
OPUS 9 A Planetary Concerto in Three Movements by Natasha Tsakos for Frontiers Forum Planet Prize
OPUS 9 A Planetary Concerto in Three Movements by Natasha Tsakos for Frontiers Forum Planet Prize
OPUS 9 A Planetary Concerto in Three Movements by Natasha Tsakos for Frontiers Forum Planet Prize
OPUS 9 A Planetary Concerto in Three Movements by Natasha Tsakos for Frontiers Forum Planet Prize

"An extraordinary performance!!!"
JANET SALAZAR

Chief and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, FSUN

"That was fantastic! It's not crazy to imagine a full length version of this that could tour or even sit down someplace."

JIM MCCARTHY

CEO, Stellar Tickets

 

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"Inspiring, thought-provoking, moving. A masterpiece.

Absolutely loved it."

KAMILA MARKRAM

Co-Founder & CEO, Frontiers

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"WOW! That was original, moving, intriguing. A real treat for the senses! Bravo!"

WILLIAM ARRUDA

Keynote Speaker

 

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"Powerful. Beautiful. I hope this gets the attention it deserves."

HOLLYWOOD UNAPOLOGETIC

 

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"Mind Blowingly Brilliant"

EDDY DAVIS

Managing Producer, Live Arts Miami

 

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"Absolutely Brilliant! An Awe Stopper.

Most definitely a gift to the world"

JOY CHESBROUGH

 

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"What an extraordinary performance!!!"

JANET SALAZAR

Chief and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, FSUN

 

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"WOW! SO BEAUTIFUL! (...) And hauntingly powerful!"

MIRAL KOTB

Founder & Creator, iLuminate

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"Simply marvelous and the message is clear."

ANN RICHTER

Artist

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"Fantastic work!!!!! Love it!"

JANE MILLS

Former Director, Student Services, Palm Springs Unified School District

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"This is amazing. I hope this performance makes the rounds — a lot! A great way to make a critical science statement through interpretive art."

CINDY CLARK

Former Director of Communications

UC San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography

"Mind Blowingly Brilliant"
EDDY DAVIS, Managing Producer, Live Arts Miami

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