Stewart Copeland, founder and drummer of The Police, is reuniting with Indian musician Ricky Kej for the Resonance Local weather Live performance in Dubai in the course of the COP28 United Nations Local weather Change Convention.
Copeland and Kej beforehand collaborated on “Divine Tides,” which received two Grammys and on “Police – Past Borders” the place the legendary rock band’s basic songs are recreated in international languages.
Kej and Copeland, performing as Police Deranged for Orchestra, will carry out with Dubai based mostly, all-women Firdaus Orchestra, led by resident conductor Monica Woodman. Juju Anuradha will be a part of the efficiency in singing the “Local weather Theme Track,” composed by Kej.
The Local weather Live performance is hosted by San Francisco-based Bay Ecotarium’s Aquarium of the Bay, which is within the technique of a $260 million transformation right into a local weather resilience and ocean conservation residing museum.
Copeland mentioned: “I grew up in Berkeley – the Bay Ecotarium is in my yard. Let’s save the Bay… and the remainder of the world whereas we’re at it.”
Kej added: “All of us are transient guardians of this Blue Marble we name dwelling – be a part of us in refrain in resonance to revive our lovely planet.”
President and CEO of Bay Ecotarium, George Jacob, mentioned: “Because the world gathers in Dubai for the historic United Nations COP28 Local weather Convention with over 70,000 attendees, an estimated 150 heads of State, delegates, ambassadors, local weather scientists, oceanographers, innovators, particular curiosity teams, grassroots activists, indigenous chiefs and representatives from island nations alarmed with turning into local weather refugees if the sea-level had been to rise will come collectively. There has by no means been a better refrain and dedication to scale back greenhouse gases and search options to handle the best existential risk going through humanity right this moment because of local weather change.”
The live performance will happen at Dubai Opera on Dec. 6. The United Nations Local weather Change convention shall be held from Nov. 30 by means of Dec. 12 on the Expo Metropolis, Dubai.