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Symphony of the Elements
6 February @ 7.00 pm - 8.00 pmAED 60
The world premiere of a unique musical creation using AI, conducted by Pierre Barreau and Artificial Intelligence Visual Artist (AIVA). The performance brings together Fathullah Ahmed Salih, music composer and Bait Al Oud vocal teacher who also worked closely with Pierre Barreau on the traditional music references in the piece; the Iraqi traditional oud player, Sadiq Jaafar; singer and Bait Al Oud graduate, Nejma Al Koor; and the Bulgarian Sofia Session Orchestra. The Symphony is made up of five short pieces (each three to five minutes long) linked to the elements surrounding the museum: water, steel, stone, wind and sand.
The performance will be followed by a short talk by Pierre Barreau, co-founder and CEO of AIVA, who will explain the process of creating AI music. (Basically it involves training the machine on the art of music composition by reading over 30,000 scores from great composers such as Mozart, Bach and Beethoven.
Part of the Louvre’s Innovation Week (5-10 February).