As most inventions, it started with a crazy idea: Could a professional, visually impaired musician play with a leading symphony orchestra? Could technique be designed to that end? Would the orchestra risk this on a huge stage? With support from the City of Stockholm and the Swedish National Endowment for the Arts we began the journey. In 2016 we hit the stage and after our first performance 3000 people gave the musician Wu Jing and the Stockholm Royal Philharmonic a five minute standing ovation. We made history with a technique we call Tactsenze, based on tactile stimulation.
Here’s our international documentary Touch the Music: