From Renaissance Dublin, to romantic Vienna, a long the 1930s Mississippi, to Rio de Janeiro with Luiz Bonfá and Antonio Carlos Jobim, returning to 13th century Turkey.
Intrumental Metamorphosis is far more than just a performance and far more than an unusual concert. It is a veracious voyage of the soul across five centuries and five nations made possible by the expressive power of music.
An hexaphonic system made with high fidelity speakers that surround the stalls and piloted by a system which boasts a THX certificate, allows for the spatialization of the sounds from the musical instruments and the five off-stage voices, thus emerging the audience in the worlds evoked by this journey. A video installation in rear-projection accompanies the audience along the journey into the world of music.
Paolo Schianchi, alone on stage with his instruments, interprets, exclusively live, some of the most evocative and spellbinding pieces from the most popular and most loved instruments in the world.
Starting from the guitar’s most ancient variants, proceeding with the most unusual ones (49-string guitar) and ending with the most advanced forms thanks to Octopus, Paolo leads the spectator through several stages, each of which contains an extract and the overpowering story of the composer who created it.