OPUS 1 is designed to enchant and awe all who come and explore on October 7th.
Inspired by the spirit of the woods, OPUS 1 combines art, music and technology to create an enchanting evening in the forest.
Immersive art installations, mesmerizing music performances and treetop projection mapping–OPUS 1 presents more than 11 immersive installations for all ages to enjoy including:
-The Lighting Cloud: An inflatable air pavilion designed by architect Jesse Seegers offers a euphoric performance environment and an iconic backdrop for dynamic projection art
-The Dream Machine: Fresh off of the world premiere at Melbourne’s Supersense Festival, Dream Machine takes hallucination-inducing sculpture to an immersive performance environment on the iconic Chrysalis stage, led by Darkside’s Dave Harrington and a host of special guests
EXO-TECH Galactic Hearth: Sophia Brous lights up The Hearth stage with her star-studded improvisational ensemble weaving a strikingly unique palette across wide influences, exploring free jazz improvisation alongside expansive R&B exotica
-George Mason Pep Band: Voted Best Pep Band in the Country, George Mason’s Green Machine and its eccentric bandleader Doc Nix kick off the festival with a performance featuring over 50 of the group’s top players and a set of energetic tributes to today’s hits of EDM and pop
Enjoy food and drinks from DC and Baltimore in the Culinary Village throughout the night.
Admission is free and open to all ages.
Reserve tickets for expedited entry.
OPUS 1 is designed to bring art and cutting-edge culture to the new Merriweather District, in celebration of Columbia’s 50th Anniversary. For more information on the full program, visit opusmerriweather.com