Hollywood composer Hans Zimmer has launched the BBC documentary collection Frozen Planet II by unveiling a group of ice sculptures in London.
he 12 four-foot figures of emperor penguins and polar bears had been put in on the steps of the Royal Albert Corridor because it hosted a particular Earth Promenade on Saturday.
Organisers hope that as they slowly soften the sculptures will function a reminder of the impression of world warming on “our frozen worlds” and the challenges confronted by a “heroic solid of animals”.
The sculptures had been created by an eco-friendly firm with a deal with sustainable practices.
Jonny Keeling, head of the BBC’s Pure Historical past Unit, mentioned: “I’m thrilled to see Frozen Planet II arriving on the Royal Albert Corridor with these wonderful penguin and polar bear ice sculptures for the entire household to get pleasure from whereas being reminded of the challenges these animals face within the excessive frozen worlds.”
TV naturalist Chris Packham will current the particular promenade, exploring the work of the BBC’s Pure Historical past Unit which broadcast Sir David Attenborough’s earliest adventures.
The present contains the work of Zimmer and fellow composer George Fenton in addition to music from around the globe in addition to the sounds of nature and spoken phrase.
A five-minute minute preview of Frozen Plant II may also be proven, accompanied by stay music by Zimmer and Norwegian singer-songwriter Aurora, who options on the soundtrack for the collection.
She mentioned: “Our world and our surroundings has at all times been a coronary heart matter for me.
“I’ve believed that speaking her magnificence, and her significance by way of artwork, music, and movie is what touches us probably the most. It exhibits us what it’s that’s price saving, it stirs our pure intuition.
“Being part of this unimaginable mission, working with such great individuals, has been an absolute honour. I can’t watch for the world to see the world by way of the eyes of herself.
“Captured with persistence and respect, and made with love.”
Frozen Planet II launches on BBC One and iPlayer on Sunday September 11 at 8pm.
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