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Opera Singer Produces Algae With Her Voice For Listeners To Eat

Opera Singer Produces Algae With Her Voice For Listeners To Eat
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Unique dinner and show performance that has attendees sampling what a song tastes like.

Yi Chen
  • 27 september 2012

Algae Opera is a unique performance with a blend of music, science, and food. Opera singer Louise Ashcroft wears a biotechnology suit as that is able to convert her breath into algae. These photosynthetic plant-like organisms feeds off the carbon dioxide as Ashcroft sings. Afterwards, the audience can also “taste her song” by sampling some of the algae produced.

The composition of the song and the singer’s vocal ability is utilized to produce high-quality algae-product, and to “enrich its taste.” The different pitches and frequencies are able to make food taste either bitter or sweet. The Algae Opera event can be booked online for £30.00, which includes the dinner set, CD, booklet, and badge.

Watch  Louise Ashcroft perform the Algae Opera below:

Algae Opera

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