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Following a successful event at last year’s festival, XL Video, working with Technical Producer, Nick Diacre, has once again produced a significant achievement in 180˚ live mapping for Shangri-La’s Heaven Stage at the Glastonbury festival 2015.
RG Jones Sound Engineering deployed for the second year running Martin Audio’s Multi-Cellular Loudspeaker Array (MLA) system on Glastonbury Festival Pyramid Stage, proving a palpable hit with FOH engineers.
SGM’s groundbreaking IP65-rated LED solutions featured right across this year’s vast Glastonbury Festival site. Starting at the iconic Pyramid Stage, a wide range of powerful washes, LED strobes and dynamic 3D effects cascaded down to a number of smaller stages where they performed long duty cycles flawlessly over the four days.
Over sixty Clay Paky Mythos fixtures are currently lighting the famous Tree of Life sculpture for the Milan Expo 2015, in a stunning light show conceived by renowned lighting designer Koert Vermeulen of ACT Lighting Design.
The courtyard of the castle St. Emmeran in Regensburg, Germany, has provided the location for the Thurn-and-Taxis festival (“Schlossfestspiele”) since 2002. The highlights on stage are mirrored by the FoH audio mix: Tonmeister Carsten Kümmel created a concert hall ambience for the performance of Giacomo Puccini’s “La Bohème”, even though it took place in the open air. Key to achieving this was the use of a Lawo mc²56 mixing console.
This month, as it has for the past decade, mobile production specialist TNDV provided on-site broadcast production for in-house projection and Web streaming feeds for the 2015 annual International Collegiate Barbershop Quartet Contest, hosted by the Barbershop Harmony Society. This year’s competition, which took place Saturday, July 4 at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, was webcast live on the society’s website for viewers worldwide, and projected live in the arena for fans, competitors and judges in attendance.
Finding a microphone to amplify an acoustic instrument, such as a violin or guitar, is never easy. But when The Villalobos Brothers, one of today’s hottest contemporary Mexican ensembles, headed out on tour they knew that was just what they needed, and DPA Microphones delivered just the right solution. After purchasing four of the company’s d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microphones, the quartet — comprised of Luis, Ernesto and Alberto Villalobos on violin and Humberto Flores on guitar — is able to perform its Mexican folk music with modern flair.
More than 400,000 spectators gathered on Paris’ Champs de Mars for the 14th July La Fête Nationale (Bastille Day) public holiday. Marking the culmination of the French Revolution in 1789, and signaling the rise of France as a nation, the crowd assembled at the foot of the Eiffel Tower for a performance of Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana” by 250 musicians from the National Orchestra of France and of the Radio France Choir. TV viewers and radio listeners in France and beyond joined the assembled tourists and local residents to listen to the music and watch the firework display that followed.
Woolf Works, Wayne McGregor’s first full length ballet for the Royal Ballet, performed at Covent Garden’s Royal Opera House, was met by critics and audiences with very high acclaim. The ballet triptych was based on Virginia Woolf, as viewed through her three major novels: Mrs Dalloway, Orlando and The Waves.
A special televised concert of La Bohème — a new production in the NDR Classic Open Air series — took place recently in Hannover’s Maschpark. Puccini’s famous opera was not only heard live by an audience of 20,000 through Martin Audio’s award-winning MLA loudspeaker array system, but by television viewers tuning into NDR throughout the country and those picking up the live stream on NDR.de.
Yamaha’s TF digital mixing console range has already gained many admirers for it’s unique combination of fast, intuitive control surface, comprehensive facilities and high quality sound, all delivered at an exceptional price point. Proof that the highest profile organisations recognise its many advantages has recently been seen in English National Opera’s investment in a TF1.
Trailblazing controllable LED design and manufacture house Light Initiative (LI) has lit up this year's Glastonbury Festival with bespoke creations on Years and Years, Enter Shikari and the mighty Arcadia Spectacular stage.
Businesses are running so fast today trying to catch the next great thing, they’ve lost sight of the reason they’re in business … the customer. They’re setting up departments to handle the internet, to handle individual segments of the Web, IoT (Internet of things) and IoE (Internet of Everything). They’ve become so compartmentalized, so departmentalized that all they’re seeing is what they do and how they do it, rather than why in hell are we doing this!
i-Pix’s unique new db1 video / beam light-source made its UK dance event debut at the 2015 Manchester International Festival (MIF)’s ‘10x10 Day & Night’, a special two night collaboration between MIF and The Warehouse Project (WHP) to celebrate 10 years of both events in the city of Manchester.
Robe was delighted to help launch Yaron Abulafia’s exciting new book "The Art of Light on Stage: Lighting in Contemporary Theatre" at the 2015 Prague Quadrennial. Robe is sponsoring this work by the artist and award winning lighting designer.