Ben&Ben’s 1st digital Concert: Will It Be The Same As Watching Live? | Inquirer Lifestyle

The nine-piece folk-pop ensemble Ben&Ben will maintain its first digital live performance tomorrow, Dec. 5, in an audiovisual spectacle that weaves components which have by no means been carried out in a live performance earlier than. There shall be an enormous stage with a revolving equipment and a story that can accompany the band’s stellar set checklist. It’s going to be one memorable present streamed on-line. However will it's the identical as watching reside?

“That’s one of many causes the present has many layers,” mentioned Paolo Valenciano, codirector of “Kuwaderno” live performance. “Miguel (Guico, lead vocals and acoustic guitar) saved telling us that since we’re not having an viewers head to head and individuals are watching it via their gadgets, how will we compensate for that? How will we interact them in ways in which the band will nonetheless join with their viewers?”

Valenciano and theater veteran Maribel Legarda took on the problem to mount the digital live performance that goals to cross the bodily boundaries introduced by the coronavirus pandemic.

What the 2 administrators, the band and the handfuls of people that labored on the present created is a type of open home for Ben&Ben followers.

“The followers are type of like the important thing factor additionally. You'll be able to’t be a musician or a performer with out the followers. They full the entire expertise,” she mentioned.

“It’s like seeing from the eyes of the followers or how the followers have skilled their music. The narrative is like that. It’s not like a play that the story is fleshed out,

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