The Story of iOrpheus

iOrpheus is a public opera based on the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice and written for and with the Queensland Conservatorium and the South Bank Precinct in Brisbane, Australia. Performed on iPods, mobile phones, and laptops, along with interactive installations and live performers, iOrpheus took place on Friday, August 31, 2007 in the streets, parks, and promenades of the South Bank parklands. The performance, and the preparation leading up to it, were documented by New Zealand film-maker Paul Davidson, whose film premiered at CreateWorld 2007, the 3-day Apple Computer/Apple University Consortium event, in Brisbane on November 26, 2007.