The voices of the Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi and the Mexican singer Joy Huertas will sound, along with those of other artists from around the world, in a show with new versions of the songs from Disney films, which will premiere on October 1 in Epcot Park in Orlando (Florida).
The evening show “Harmonious” is part of the Walt Disney World Resort 50th anniversary activities , which have as their motto “The Most Magical Celebration in the World.”
The soundtrack for “Harmonious,” a recorded show that also includes pyrotechnics, light displays, and changing fountains, was produced remotely and involved more than 100 separate recording sessions in nine different countries and five states in the United States, according to reported this Friday the Disney group.
Almost 240 musicians, artists, composers, arrangers, cultural consultants and vocalists contributed to the unique and totally authentic sound of the show.
Some are household names, either in the United States or their home country, while others are of rising stars being heard by a global audience for the first time.
Award-winning Puerto Rican artist Luis Fonsi, responsible for several global hits, including “Despacito,” teams up with Mexican singer-songwriter Joy Huerta, of the duo Jesse & Joy, to perform a moving Latin version of songs from Coco and Saludos Amigos.
A fresh and vibrant arrangement of “Dig a Little Deeper” from The Princess and the Frog features vocalist Bryson Camper and gospel artists Karen Clark Sheard and Kierra Sheard.
Musical selections from Mulan, The Jungle Book, and Aladdin are highlighted by the vocal talents of Wang Liu Qi, Hollie Hammel, Aditya Rao, Gaayatri Kaundinya, Jorgie Shkara, and Sanaa Marahati, respectively.
The Ndlovu Youth Choir (South Africa) contributes a medley of The Lion King favorites, performed in English and Zulu, while French pop singer Damien Sargue conducts “Out There” of the film The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Violinist Máiréad Nesbitt and electronic artist and violinist Lindsey Stirling add a Celtic touch to “Harmonious.”
The show begins with a medley of Moana’s “How Far I’ll Go” and Hercules’ “Go the Distance,” performed by “American Idol” finalist and three-time Grammy nominee Danny Gokey and vocalists Elisha Garrett and Ninet. Tayeb.
” Harmonious “ , which features arranger Mark Hammond and Walt Disney Imagineering Senior Music Producer and Creative Director Yaron Spiwak, comes to an end with all the artists joining their voices to perform a “moving and powerful” song, which is kept secret for now.
This multicultural symphony soundtrack includes the new Epcot anthem by composer Pinar Toprak.
Opened in October 1982, Epcot was the second park to open at Disney World – the first was Magic Kingdom – and has undergone a major 50th anniversary renovation.
It is dedicated to international culture and technological innovation and includes the “World Showcase”, a showcase of the world with pavilions from various countries. EFE