Tesla Orchestra at Ars Electronica Festival

(Linz, August 11, 2011) The electrifying performance of the Tesla Orchestra is the featured attraction at this year’s festival opening. Fireballs, lightning, music and dance—the Tesla Orchestra (US) founded in 2009 by Ian Charnas (US) at Case Western Reserve University is a circus in grandiose style. The world’s two largest Tesla coils are the instruments this ensemble uses to produce dazzlingly bright, meter-high lightning bolts of up to 26 kilowatts and several million volts. But that’s not all. For the show’s big number, a Tesla performer climbs into the ring for a daring dance with the lightning …. Read more


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