TheMusic.FM sat down last night with Thomas Gold, one of the DJs who is part of the supporting cast of tonight’s second and final Cosmic Opera debut in New York.
Dan Price: Tell me about Cosmic Opera. We are all so curious to experience this event. Do you have a DJ set planned, per se, and how much input did you and the other artists have in terms of how the event works?
Thomas Gold: Actually I did not have that much impact on planning. But as you said, itâ€™s going to be a special show. Itâ€™s not just DJs playing one after the other — itâ€™s more like they combine the classic stuff and the artistic stuff with the music. My part is to do an intro. Thatâ€™s a transition between the artistic performance before my set and I will take over the music from the girl or the dancer. Thatâ€™s my part. After my set I will pass it on to Axwell who comes on after me.
I prepared a special intro track, which starts with classical orchestral instruments; like strings, and violins and woods. It turns into one of my own tracks, I donâ€™t want to say which one — youâ€™ll have to see. I am very excited too; I never heard this track in this way. Itâ€™s funny because I tried to translate one of the lead melodies of the track into a classic melody and you will recognize it. Same goes for the end of my set, I prepared a special track that is unreleased and ends with some orchestra drums.
The whole thing should be a journey. Thatâ€™s what we talked about when we were planning the event. It will take the audience through a journey through the night by combining these styles.
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