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For the past 17 years, LD Paul Miller has directed the lighting of the “New Year’s Eve Celebration From Times Square.” Over the last four years, Christie Lites has been right there beside him, supplying the latest in lighting equipment and 24/7 support. It’s a live, six-hour gig for the production team, which must wrangle with winter weather, the ticking of the clock to the midnight hour, and the knowledge that billions worldwide are watching.
For the long-awaited inauguration of the Elbphilharmonie concert hall located on the harbour-side in Hamburg, a massive light and video setup was installed. It all culminated with a spectacular show in the evening of January 11. As a crucial part of this show, no less than 500 pcs. of P-5 and P-2 wash lights from SGM were applied.
Audio fanatics tube uk designed sound for a dazzling Opening Ceremony to mark the start of the ancient and mythical city of Pafos, Cyprus’s year as joint European Capital of Culture for 2017 (together with Aarhus in Denmark).Working for Pafos2017, tube was recommended for the project by Liz Pugh from outdoor arts specialists Walk the Plank, producers of the main Opening Ceremony (OC) show in central Pafos together with a team of Cypriot creatives and artists.
Nearly 200 Robe fixtures were used by award-winning lighting and show designer Terry Miranda of Lighthouse Productions to light a special production of musical “Fakhrak Ya Watan” (The Pride of a Nation) for the 2016 Ras al-Khaimah National Day Celebrations on the eve of the United Arab Emirates 2016 National Day event. Ras al-Khaimah (RAK) is one of the seven Emirates making up the UAE.
Nashville-based mobile production specialist TNDV recently gave back to its community on a project that hit close to home, delivering turnkey production services for country music superstar Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountains Rise telethon to aid families affected by the Great Smoky Mountain wildfires that began in late November. Working within an extraordinarily short timeline, TNDV provided production and uplink trucks, equipment, crews and expertise while managing all key video, audio and lighting elements for the live television event.
Point a reasonably powered telescope at the planet Mars and you will see the so called canals beloved of science fiction writers. Turn that scope around to view Earth from Mars and a new canal is clearly visible at the heart of Dubai; and this one is no fiction. Cutting an elegant swathe through the city, the new Dubai Canal opened with a spectacular ceremony hosted by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai. When it came to providing the ultimate in fanfare, drama, and excitement, creative agency and show producers Prodea Group, engaged the services of Protec, the Middle East’s largest and best known specialist event technology provider.
Since 1913, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has been focused on using the latest technologies, not only in the research laboratory, but also in how it communicates lifesaving information to the public. Equipped with NewTek’s TriCaster® 8000 multi-camera video production system and TalkShow® VS 100 Skype for broadcast solution, ACS not only produces and broadcasts wellness and lifesaving programing from its in-house studio, it’s also positioned to cost-effectively live-stream content from events both nationwide and worldwide.
In the year celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, a spectacular show is touring Germany: a 40 piece symphony orchestra, a rock band and 12 musical actors are coming together with choirs of up to 3000 singers in 11 cities to perform the 'Pop-Oratorio Luther' production. Countless components from Stage Tec ensure outstanding audio for these live events, forming a large audio network with three embedded mixing consoles.
Following a construction period lasting ten years, the long-awaited moment came on 11 January 2017, when the Norddeutsche Rundfunk (NDR) Elbphilharmonie Symphony Orchestra under its Principal Conductor Thomas Hengelbrok opened the spectacular Big Concert Hall in Hamburg’s new landmark building with a musical journey from the Renaissance to present times.
Panasonic has signed a final agreement with the Berliner Philharmoniker (BPH) to collaborate on the development of audio-visual technologies including enhanced 4K/HDR video and Hi-Resolution audio platforms. The collaboration started on January 1, 2017, and will explore opportunities to bring a premium and authentic live concert hall experience to the home and in-car environment.
The New National Theatre, Tokyo (NNTT) is one of the world’s finest art theatres which opened in October 1997 as a complex of theatres dedicated to the performing arts of opera, ballet, dance and drama. NNTT has three theatres; The Opera House, The Playhouse, and The Pit. Each is equipped with facilities of the latest technologies and designed to accommodate diverse requirements from productions to be performed every night.
The three-act melodrama Simon Boccanegra is characteristic of Giuseppe Verdi's determination and modernity. It was staged at the Bolshoi Theatre, which is fitted with a number of Claypaky lights, and broadcast live on a giant screen in front of the theatre itself. This Verdi opera rounded off the La Scala summer tour in Moscow.
The new Disney concert celebrating over two decades of stunning Broadway shows received its European premiere at the Royal Albert Hall in London in October. This one-night-only Disney’s Broadway Hits event, featuring music from such award-winning scores as Aida, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Tarzan, The Lion King, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and the rest of the Disney Theatrical catalog, marked the first time this show was seen in Europe.
For many in the Chicago area an annual trip to see Ilumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle has become a wintertime tradition. Now in its fourth year, the magical mile-long walk in the woods with its dramatic lighting and color-changing illumination is a whole new way to experience the Arboretum in winter.
Thirty-four of Robe’s incredibly versatile CycFX 8 fixtures provided an elegant and inventive solution for lighting designer Aaron Copp on the new production of Shahrazad, choreographed by Jonah Bokaer for the Royal Ballet of Flanders (whose Artistic Director is Olivier Award winning Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui). The production finished its run at the Opera Vlaanderen in Ghent on October 30th, 2016 and subsequently played in Antwerp, Amsterdam and several other European cities.