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OperaVision | Virtual Opera PUSH Finale

Finale with virtual chorus from Howard Moody’s PUSH – Lockdown Version 2020

Epilogue from the opera Push – based on the story of Simon Gronowski, an 11 year old Jewish boy who was pushed from the train (Convoi XX) on April 19 1943 by his mother, on the way to Auschwitz Concentration Camp.

A virtual performance during the April 2020 Coronavirus lockdown by members of the casts from previous productions of Push in Battle, Chichester, Salisbury, London and Brussels.

Composer and librettist Howard Moody on piano, Carlos Bruneel on flute, and with the soloists James Newby, Sheva Tehoval, Tereza Gevorgyan, Ivan Ludlow, Lars Thorkildsen, Ciaran o’Donovan and Eleanor Farmer.

Soundmix and additional production by Adrian Zolotuhin.

Film editing by Shogo Hino.

Howard Moody Website – howardmoody.co.uk

Additional video work from the Miracles project by Michel van der Burg, and Richard & Karen Bloom | Miracles.Media .

With special thanks to Simon Gronowski, and Linda Lovrovic, Sue Kent, Sally Lampitt, Chris Stones, Jill Hoskings, Claire Apel, Jo Nicolai, Philippe Paque, Benoît Giaux, Andrea Frankenthal, and Sarah Ehrlich.

In memory of the three members of the Belgian resistance Jean Franklemon, Robert Maistriau and Youra Livschitz, whose bravery in April 1943 saved the lives of many, as our health workers continue to do today.

The OperaVision Facebook video.  Watch both this 2020 Lockdown Virtual PUSH Finale   , and the 2019 recording of the full opera PUSH online via OperaVision.

Wadden Sea Sparkle #InverteFest

Wadden Sea Sparkle #InverteFest ~ Fireworks from Sea Sparkle – Noctiluca scintillans – in the port of the dutch Wadden Sea Vlieland, midnight July 21, 2018 . Wadden Sea Sparkle #InverteFest | 20200823 | Michel van der Burg | 1-memo•com

Damselfly #InverteFest | 20200822

Damselfly ~ Celebrating #InverteFest ~ Filmed August last year in Holland ~ Music : Breathe by Greg McKay | Artlist ~ Film : Damselfly | 20200822 – 20190901 | Michel van der Burg | Miracles.Media

Edition 20200822 – I changed the title to Damselfly (first title dd 20190901 was Dragonfly ) ; thanks to Gentleman Jack on YouTube.

Octopus #InverteFest | 20200822

Octopus #InverteFest ~ Octopus film shoot in Damouchari Bay (Ntamouchari) 5 September 2016. One minute #InverteFest Twitter 2020 edition.
InverteFest is the periodic event on Twitter founded and run by Franz Anthony, Maureen Berg and Kelly Brenner to explore and discover the invertebrates. Octopus #InverteFest | 20200822 | Michel van der Burg | 1-memo•com .

Octopus


Octopus ~ Encounter with an octopus (Common Octopus / Octopus vulgaris) while snorkeling in shallow water of the Mediterranean sea, exploring a cliff crevice of Damouchari Bay (Ntamouchari) the afternoon of 5 September 2016 at the Pelion peninsula of Greece.
Celebrating InverteFest 21-23 Aug 2020 publishing this new edit 20200821. A Covid-19 pandemic participation stuck at home. #InverteFest
InverteFest is the periodic event on Twitter founded and run by Franz Anthony, Maureen Berg and Kelly Brenner to explore and discover the invertebrates where we live.
First edition of this video was published online 20160918 at 1-memo.com (vimeo.com/183207774). Octopus | 20160918 | Michel van der Burg | Miracles.Media

Window with a View ~ Pinhole Film


Window with a View ~ Pinhole Film .
Watching the sails spinning outside the Red windmill window – sitting inside the Red hollow post mill – in Holland known as “Rooie Wip” wipmolen , build 1639 for draining the polder water into the nearby Old Rhine river in Hazerswoude , Alphen , Holland.
Filmed summer 2013 with a pinhole camera : SLR Magic ‘Toy’ Pin Hole cap – f/128 aperture, 12mm focal length (24mm-equivalent), 84° angle view – mounted on a Olympus Micro Four Third camera (E-PM1). Synchronized sound from Olympus LS-10 Linear PCM Recorder.
First edition published as Windmill Window in lower resolution in 2016 (20160726).
Window with a View ~ Pinhole Film | 20160726 ~ 20200711 | Michel van der Burg | 1-memo•com | miracles•media

Spinning Sails ~ Pinhole Film


Spinning Sails ~ Pinhole Film .
Personal anecdote (to a grandchild, told at the end of this film , in dutch) : “a great-great grandmother of me was caught and killed by such spinning sails (blades) of her windmill” nearby in South-Holland.
Pinhole videography (camera without a lens – just a pinhole) of the sails of the hollow post corn windmill ‘New Life’ (dutch : wipstelling korenmolen “Nieuw Leven”) in the little town Hazerswoude , Alphen, South-Holland, Netherlands.
Previously as a shorter – one minute – edition published : Windmill Sails | 20160410 | Michel van der Burg | 1-memo.com .
Filmed summer 2013 with a Olympus Micro Four Third camera (E-PM1) capped with the SLR Magic ‘Toy’ Pin Hole cap – f/128 aperture, 12mm focal length (24mm-equivalent), 84° angle view. Synchronized sound from Olympus LS-10 Linear PCM Recorder.
Spinning Sails ~ Pinhole Film | 20200710 | Michel van der Burg | 1-memo•com | miracles•media