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The Iconic Rainbow Room Officially Reopens

Coinciding with the reopening of an iconic Manhattan venue, PBS recently broadcast a 60-minute primetime special, Michael Feinstein at The Rainbow Room, as part of its Fall Arts Festival programming. As a loyal DPA Microphones user, Feinstein’s long-time Production Manager and FOH Engineer Andy Brattain ensured that the performer’s microphone of choice was used for the taping, which included a variety show and a series of big band performances. Several DPA microphones were used for the production, including the d:facto™ Vocal, d:vote™ 4099 Instrument, d:dicate™ 4011 Cardioid and d:screet™ Miniature mics.
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The Iconic Rainbow Room Officially Reopens

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The future of the living past

Conserving and restoring precious murals in a truly professional way is both time consuming and costly, usually taking years rather than months. Not only technical challenges await the specialists, but ethical ones as well. The answers to questions regarding conservation ethics have a direct impact on the actual work involved.
In the case of the beautiful renaissance murals at the Broemserhof in Ruedesheim, Germany, some of these questions led to some inspiring solutions to the problems at hand.
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The future of the living past
The Experience Lagos, The Voices of Gospel Live with NewTek TriCaster

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The Dalai Lama Presents 2014 Kalachakra Prayer with DPA Microphones

Earlier this year, His Holiness the Dalai Lama hosted Kalachakra, a religious event that takes place at various locations around the world every few years. With a now 79-year-old religious figure at the helm for the nearly two-week long Kalachakra 2014 prayer meeting, high importance was placed on finding a microphone that would project his voice to the nearly 200,000 followers who attended. The solution was found in DPA Microphones’ d:fine™ Dual-Ear Cardioid Headset Microphone, which was supplied from the company’s US office. The microphone was such a success that it is now the preferred microphone for His Holiness for all of his speaking engagements.
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The Dalai Lama Presents 2014 Kalachakra Prayer with DPA Microphones

The Beijing Opera House presents AIDA, illuminated by Clay Paky

The National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing has staged Aida with the lighting designer Vinicio Cheli and a whole group of Italian professionals known worldwide: stage designer Ezio Frigerio, director Francesco Micheli, costume designer Francia Squarciapino, and Sergio Metalli, who dealt with the video projections. Cheli was asked to design the lighting for Verdi's opera.

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The Beijing Opera House presents AIDA, illuminated by Clay Paky

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The Beautiful Sound of the Belle Époque

Beautiful, elaborate, ornate, the Timisoara National Theatre in Romania is one of those European jewels of which we have been denied for so long. As a venue it stands within the Palace of Culture, an arts centre conceived in the Viennese style by architects Hellmer and Felmer, and was opened in 1875 at the height of the Belle Époque.
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The Beautiful Sound of the Belle Époque

The Barbican Invests in Robe

London’s iconic and respected arts centre, the Barbican, has invested in Robe DL4S LED profile and Pointe multi-functional moving lights which are integral to a new moving light rig installed in the 1,943 capacity Barbican Hall concert venue.

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The Barbican Invests in Robe

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The 2017 NYE Celebration From Times Square

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.

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The 2017 NYE Celebration From Times Square

The 2016 New Year’s Concert from Vienna

For the 58th time in its history, the Austrian TV station ORF broadcast the New Year’s Concert live from the magnificent Golden Chamber of the Vienna Musikverein with its unique acoustic. The prestigious cultural event is regarded as a worldwide successful classical music event and reaches over 90 countries and around 50 million viewers on five continents. This year, a total of 15 cameras ensured brilliant ORF pictures and matchless cultural delight

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The 2016 New Year’s Concert from Vienna

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The 2014 Life Ball in Vienna with AKG Microphones

Celebrating cultural diversities from around the world in an effort to support people with HIV and AIDS, the annual Life Ball in Vienna is an extravagant event that attracts tens of thousands of international visitors. This year’s event utilized 100 channels of HARMAN’s AKG WMS4500, DMS700 and IVM4500 wireless microphone and monitoring systems for onstage vocal performances and announcements.
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The 2014 Life Ball in Vienna with AKG Microphones

TELDEX Loses Weight

Teldex Studio Berlin continues to enjoy a busy recording schedule, both in the famous Recording Hall and on location. One of the most significant of the recent mobile recordings was the Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert at the spectacular Schönbrunn Palace on May 30th.
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TELDEX Loses Weight

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TDC Provides Core Video Expertise for Largest-Ever Light Festival Vivid Sydney

TDC - The Technical Direction Company is proud to be deploying the full range of its professional and technical expertise in providing core technology and services to Destination NSW for the sixth annual Vivid Sydney festival. Anthony Bastic, Vivid Light Festival Directorsaid: “Vivid Sydney is a unique celebration of light, music and ideas that will see the centre of New South Wales’ vibrant capital transformed by a series of state-of-the-art visual and creative art installations. There are two components to Vivid Light. The first is the Light Walk, which is the publicinterface of Vivid Sydney. This includes numerous light installations by artists. Secondly, also forming part of the Light Walk, are projections onto some of Sydney’s most iconic buildings including the Museum of Contemporary Art and Customs House. We are thrilled to work with TDC in bringing the artists’ vision to light.”
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TDC Provides Core Video Expertise for Largest-Ever Light Festival Vivid Sydney

TDC Bings Visions of Vienna to Life

Video services and expertise from TDC – Technical Direction Company wowed audiences across the world in Visions of Vienna – a multi-media artistic collaboration between the Vienna Tourist Board and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. The Sydney Symphony Orchestra live in concert was combined with visuals celebrating the artistic and musical heritage of Vienna from Ample Projects and projected onto the roof or “sails” of the Sydney Opera House and broadcast to music lovers across the world in a live web-stream. The event took place at approximately 8:30pm (AEDT) on Wednesday, 4 February 2015.
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TDC Bings Visions of Vienna to Life

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TCS Skquattro tracks National Theatre Live performance of Alan Bennett's People

TCS Skquattro Camera Pedestals Chosen for RSC Live Telecast of Richard II  

Squattro tracking camera support systems from The Camera Store (TCS), a Vitec Group company, captured the Royal Shakespeare Company's highly acclaimed production of Richard II in Stratford-on-Avon on November 13. The play was televised live to 346 cinemas across Britain and will be relayed as encore screenings to cinemas around the world. RSC artistic director Gregory Doran directed David Tennant in the title role with Jane Lapotaire as the Duchess of Gloucester, Emma Hamilton as The Queen, Oliver Ford Davies as the Duke of York, Michael Pennington as John of Gaunt and Nigel Lindsay as Bolingbroke.
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TCS Skquattro Camera Pedestals Chosen for RSC Live Telecast of Richard II  

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