On the evening of August 25, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands along with Their Royal Highnesses Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands attended a concert in Amsterdam entitled, LIFE: A Journey Through Time.
The concert, held at the Concertgebouw, is a unique “… combination of nature photos by the Dutch photographer, Frans Lanting, with music accompanied by the American composer, Phillip Glass…” according to RVD.
The event was also held at the “… end of the Jubliee celebration of the 50th anniversary of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the Dutch branch of the World Wildlife Fund for Nature.”
RVD also notes that the photos shown during the concert are a “… personal impression of Frans Lanting on the development life on Earth.” Furthermore, proceeds from tonight’s concert will benefit the “…protection of the Coral Triangle in South-East Asia. The coral reef is under severe pressured to overfishing, pollution and climate change.”