These are the photos Katie linked to:
From Porto, in Portugal, Andrew Bennett wrote about what he said (and I agree) is
the hardest bit: how to portray the whole orchestra. While there should also be opportunities to stress that an orchestra comprises individual musician of talent and personality, equally there will be the need to show the orchestra as a whole, and this is fraught with difficulties, mainly the sheer number of people involved. (Look how much easier it is for the ACO, above, with its relatively small line-up.) [He’s talking about the Australian Chamber Orchestra, one of whose photos I liked, and put into my original post.]
Here at Casa d Música we struggle like any colleagues, but I like to think we have some successes with our 94-member symphony orchestra.
Here’s what they’ve tried:
You’ll find more here.
And then Margy Waller offered some images her Cincinnati group, ArtsWave, uses. They change quickly on the ArtsWave site, which makes them hard to capture here. You’ll have to go there to check them out.
Thanks to everyone who offered suggestions, or other comments! My previous post, with other photos readers suggested, is here.
As before, I’d love to know your thoughts on these photos. I’ll save my own thoughts for later.