Gems: the GoPro orchestra

Gems: the GoPro orchestra

Is it just us, or should GoPro footage become a staple of any opera or concert broadcast? Here at Schmopera, we're big fans of strapping a camera onto conductor, singers, really anyone willing to wear one. So, we were delighted to find this clip of maestro Manfred Honeck and the Czech Philharmonic playing Janáček's Jenůfa Suite in Dvořák Hall, Prague. GoPro planted 24 cameras among the orchestra, including on the ends of trombones, the bottoms of cellos, and on the owner of the best seat in the house, the timpanist.

Totally neat. For more GoPro goodness, check out Anthony Pappano's maestro-cam clip from the Royal Opera House, or have a #throwback moment and check out our Leporello-cam from Against the Grain Theatre's #UncleJohn at The Banff Centre.

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Jenna Simeonov

Jenna Simeonov

Jenna is the editor and co-creator of Schmopera.com. She's also a pianist, vocal coach, and répétiteur, and working with singers is how she fell in love with opera. Her favourite operas include Peter Grimes, Ariadne auf Naxos, Tristan und Isolde, Written on Skin, and Anna Nicole.

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