Composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi took a trip to the Arctic for a very unique purpose: He performed a concert for the South Pole.
Einaudi played his “Elegy for the Arctic” — composed for a Greenpeace effort to help raise awareness about climate change’s harmful effects on the region — while floating on a platform in the Arctic Ocean.
The piece’s powerful melody is accompanied by the sounds of ice falling into the sea around Einaudi in a video produced by Greenpeace.
“As he performed this piece for the first time — in front of a magnificent surging glacier — the music echoed across the ice, a moment that will remain in our minds forever,” Greenpeace said in a statement.
The posting of the video was timed to coincide with a meeting in Spain that could help preserve about 10% of the Arctic Ocean, according to the activist organization.
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