A symphony for San Donato (Florence, Italy) with Jason Cady and 42 radios.
/ˈsɪmf(ə)ni/ symphony [from Greek sumphōnia, from sumphōnos ‘harmonious’, from sun- ‘together’ + phōnē ‘sound’.]. - An elaborate armonic composition of sounds and voices
February, 22nd 2019 at 6PM a full orchestra composed of 42 radios and 4 musicians, did play a symphony dedicated to the San Donato district in Firenze. A full scale radio happening to be listened to live and to experience first hand.
Composer Jason Cady created for Radio Papesse a new radio performance: forty-two radios and four musicians did interact with the sounds form the San Donato/Novoli area, bringing front and center acoustic memories and sounds form a rapidly changing neighbourhood.
Radio Symphony Orchestra brought ideas of radio listening together with the harmonies sprung from a collectivity.
Music & synth: Jason Cady
Cello: Alice Chiari
Percussions: Simone Tecla
Guitar: Alessandro Ponzo
Flutes: Francesco Checchini
Production: Radio Papesse