Get in tune with the sea: Cruise line brings BBC nature show to life with dramatic orchestra performance
A giant polar bear looms over the cellist, ready to pounce.
A pod of orcas in pursuit of a seal shoot out of the water between the drum kit and the guitarist... but the orchestra plays on.
Glued to my seat in the circular World Stage theatre, I watched in awe. Engulfed by a curved screen two decks high, a ten-piece orchestra was playing a specially composed score for an action-packed episode of The Frozen Planet.
It was the Sunday matinee in the high-tech theatre of ms Koningsdam, Holland America Line's new flagship launched this spring, and the debut of a partnership with BBC Earth, one... read more
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