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Every year, the charismatic island of Saaremaa in Estonia stages ‘Opera Days’, a major international opera festival organised by the Eesti Kontsert Hall in Tallinn, which this year featured the world premiere of an exciting new production - “Nurjatu Saar’ (The Evil Island’) - by famous Estonian rock musician, pianist and composer, Rein Rannap.
Russia, where the performing arts have always been held in high esteem, can look back on a rich theatrical history. World famous theatres are found here, such as the Bolshoi Theatre and the Tabakov Theatre in Moscow, as well as the Alexandrinsky Theatre, Marinsky Theatre and Bolshoi Drama Theatre, BDT, in St. Petersburg. All of these venues were equipped with Stage Tec equipment when modernised.
The Helsinki City Theatre, one of the largest theatres in Finland, has installed an extensive and fully integrated wired and wireless system from Clear-Com as part of a multi-million Euro renovation project. The system was designed and installed by Clear-Com and its longstanding partner Noretron, working with the British consultant Theatreplan, within a challenging time frame to fit with construction work and the closed theatre season.
While the overarching memory of BBC Radio 2’s big weekend in Hyde Park was of James Blunt crowd surfing in a dinghy at the end of his set, for Capital Sound it was just another monumental production, successfully deploying their Martin Audio MLA PA to bring the summer season to a close.
The amphitheater in the Austrian town of Bregenz is known worldwide. The venue is located directly on the shore of Lake Constance and the stage itself floats on the water. But not just the place is remarkable. The stage designs are equally beautiful and impressive - created for two-year productions, which on its own enlarges the borders for creativity. This year, luminaires from SGM Light played an important role in Markus Holdermann’s stage concept.
Robe moving lights were the primary lightsources on the Main Stage at Innibos 2017, a high profile arts and music festival staged in and around Mbombela (Nelspruit) in South Africa presenting Afrikaans music, theatre, literature and visual arts. The fixtures were part of a striking visual design by Johan Ferreira of BF Production Services. Johan has lit the event’s main stage for 12 years now - changing his approach dramatically in terms of technology over that time.
The Imperia statue is the landmark at the entrance to the Lake Constance harbor. To reach this prominent site, visitors walk along the pier, which stretches for roughly one hundred meters out into the lake. It was precisely here that HDwireless set up their tents in preparation for the Lake Constance Festival on August 12.
The National Centre for the Performing Arts, one of China's most prestigious and architecturally striking performance complexes, has invested in a large number of Claypaky's latest award-winning LED HCR wash light, the Claypaky K-EYE K20, along with the another of the brand's award-winning fixtures, the Claypaky Scenius Profile, as part of a major upgrade to the lighting rigs in its theatre and opera halls.
Norway’s public broadcaster NRK selected LiveU and Radionor to provide groundbreaking Slow TV coverage of the annual reindeer migration across the Norwegian wilderness. The combined technologies allowed the broadcaster to create over 150 continuous hours of live programming across broadcast – NRK 2 – and online streaming through the north Norwegian wilderness that meant new technologies and new ways of thinking were required. The LiveU technology was supplied by Mediability.
As a technology partner for the upcoming Mission to the Moon, led by the Berlin-based PTScientists commercial space company, Riedel Communications will once again demonstrate its ability to deliver mission-critical systems. Riedel is providing the communications and signal infrastructure for the groundbreaking project in which PTScientists will aim to be the first private company to land on the Moon.
Aug 21, 2017 will forever be remembered by the masses as the Great American Eclipse. But for broadcasters, it will be remembered as one of the most impressive technological feats in live stream history!
On the eclipse broadcast, NASA achieved their largest single-day audience on nasa.gov ever totaling at 53.3 million, with 33 million on its Eclipse Live streaming page alone. Combined with NASA’s official eclipse website, traffic on both sites combined totaled at 85.9 million views! According to a NASA spokesperson, this was 7 times more traffic than the previous record held by New Horizon’s Pluto flyby. In short, this was by far the most successful broadcast operation ever accomplished by the space administration.
In keeping with Galileo’s lifetime preoccupation with circles, ellipses and their spatial movement, the Young Vic’s recent interpretation of Bertolt Brecht’s Life of Galileo was also staged in-the-round. Central to the sound design by Tom Gibbons and associate sound designer Dan Balfour was a TiMax SoundHub processor, which provided a uniquely powerful platform for rendering immersive three-dimensional spatialisation of multi-layered sound effects and high-energy music beds, the latter specially-commissioned from one half of The Chemical Brothers, Tom Rowlands.
The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) staged the London premiere of Scuttlers in its city centre GBS Theatre, an intense drama about the struggles and power politics of 19th century Manchester street gangs set against a steaming, grinding industrial revolution backdrop bringing massive social change and great uncertainty. The work was written by Rona Munro in response to the UK’s unsettling spate of urban riots in 2011.
National Geographic aired a once in a lifetime live show aptly named ‘Earth Live’ on Sunday, July 9th. The program showcased the wonders of the natural world, told through the lenses of cinematographers who dedicate their lives to documenting the extraordinary fauna of our planet. Hosted by Jane Lynch, ‘Earth Live’ was a two-hour live event that required nearly 50 channels of record (many starting days before the broadcast) to cover live feeds transmitting from twenty-eight locations across 17 countries. The production required heavy-duty engineering and resourceful coordination to pull off a Super Bowl-style live broadcast event, that was simulcast globally on National Geographic and Nat Geo Wild in 171 countries and 45 languages.
Riedel Communications' all-new Bolero wireless intercom system and MediorNet real-time network played a key role in crew communications for the Hillsong Conference, a spiritual gathering of more than 22,000 attendees that took place July 4-7 at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney. With 55 Bolero belt packs distributed to production team members throughout the arena and backstage, the Hillsong Conference marked the world's largest Bolero deployment to date. In addition, 40 MediorNet nodes provided the integrated audio, video, and data communications backbone for all production spaces.