3-minute video of Ludovico Einaudi performing an original piece “Elegy for the Arctic”, on the Arctic Ocean to call for its protection, on June 17th, 2016.
With a grand piano on a floating platform in front of a glacier, Einaudi played an original piece composed for the cause.
The acclaimed composer has turned into music the voices of the eight million people that asks for Arctic protection.
With this action, Greenpeace urged the OSPAR Commission not to miss the opportunity to protect international Arctic waters under its mandate at a meeting in Tenerife.
Through his music, acclaimed Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi has added his voice to those of eight million people from across the world demanding protection for the Arctic. Einaudi performed one of his own compositions on a floating platform in the middle of the Ocean, against the backdrop of the Wahlenbergbreen glacier (in Svalbard, Norway). Travelling on board Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise on the eve of a significant event for the future of the Arctic: this week’s meeting of the OSPAR Commission, which could secure the first protected area in Arctic international waters.