Maëstro is a masterly interactive multimedia installation. It lets you become an orchestra conductor and control all the Place des Festival fountains. You can make the jets waltz to Bizet’s Toreador Song, Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, Tchaikovsky’s Waltz of the Flowers from the Nutcracker, and Offenbach’s Can-Can.
The extent of the conductor’s hand movements determines the height of the water spray and the intensity of its movement. Onlookers can enjoy a fun, original, lyrical and refreshing display.
For the second year, Maëstro was presented in Montréal from May 5 to 29 at the Quartier des spectacles. But this year the artistic designers and codirectors, Félix Dagenais and Louis-Xavier Gagnon-Lebrun, of ATOMIC3, made some changes. A new interactive mat allows you to interrupt the performance with elements like the sounds of cymbals and surprise water sprays. In addition, if you are a particularly expressive conductor, you can propel the central spray of the fountain to the spectacular height of 10 metres. Will you be able to amaze visitors to the Quartier des spectacles?
For more details : Quartier des spectacles
Photo credit: Martine Doyon