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Vienna Philharmonic's Summer Night Concert Lit with Robe Fixtures

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Summer Night Concert at Palace in Vienna Lit with Robe FixturesVIENNA, Austria - For the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra's 2014 Summer Night Concert, staged on the grounds of Vienna's Schönbrunn Palace on May 29, LD Helmut Krammer used Robe fixtures to light four key areas - the main stage; the flower beds left and right of the main stage; the Neptunbrunnen Fountains at the back of the stage and the Gloriette structure, located at the top of the hill directly behind the stage location.

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"Stravaganza 2014 Water in Art" Production Tours Argentina with D.T.S. Gear

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altBUENOS AIRES — “Stravaganza 2014 Water in Art,” which is touring Argentina and neighboring Uruguay and Paraguay this year, features a lighting design by Ariel "El Gato" Ponce that includes XR1200 Wash moving heads from D.T.S. Lighting. Ariel Diwan and Flavio Mendoza are also playing key roles with the elaborate production. Add a comment

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Riedel Supports EU Parliament Election Proceedings with MediorNet Network, Artist Intercom System

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Riedel Supports EU Parliament Election Proceedings with MediorNet Network, Artist Intercom SystemBRUSSELS - Riedel Communications supplied the European Parliament with a large-scale MediorNet real-time media network and Artist digital matrix intercom system for the 2014 European Parliament elections held here May 22-25, 2014. The installation provided a redundant network for HD video, audio, and broadcast-quality intercom signal management, routing, and processing for the once-every-five-years EU elections.

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In Extremo Tour LD Stephan "Faren" Matern Turns to Clay Paky Gear

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For German rockers In Extremo, LD Stephan BERLIN, Germany – For German rockers In Extremo, LD Stephan "Faren" Matern turned to a range of fixtures far newer than the musical instruments the band members typically play on tour. On the band’s recent Kunstraub tour, Alpha Spot QWO 800 STs and Clay Paky Sharpy Beams lit performers using the 12th century shawm (a woodwind instrument), the Renaissance-era cittern, the hammered dulcimer and other vintage instruments.

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Light Image Design Team Using Robe Gear for Various Shows

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From left, Renzo Hagel, Jeroen van der Velden and Bas van der Poel.UTRECHT, The Netherlands - Light Image, a lighting design firm based here, has been working increasingly with Robe products. The company includes three core people (pictured here L-R): Renzo Hagel (LD / operator) Jeroen Van Der Velden (media servers / technical drawing specialist) and Bas van der Poel (LD). They have been using Robe products on many of their recent shows.

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Danish Swimming Pool Lit with Color-Changing Elation Fixtures

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Danish Swimming Pool Lit with Color-Changing Elation FixturesFREDERICIA, Denmark — At Fredericia Sportscenter here, Elation’s ELAR EXTQW Flood HP LED Par fixture is being used to color wash the facility’s 50-meter-long swimming pool. The colors range from everyday white light to colorful dynamic mood lighting. Twenty-four of the IP65-rated fixtures work from beneath the water line behind small windows on the sides of the pool.

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World Cup Viewing Parties in Germany Managed by Calibre LED Scalers

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Calibre's PremierViewProHD-LED image scalers were used for World Cup viewing parties in two German cities.

OFFENBURG, Germany - Rental and staging specialists Cassiopeia Veranstaltungstechnik GmbH supplied Calibre UK PremierViewProHD-LED image scalers in front of thousands attending public broadcasts in the cities of Offenburg (pictured here) and and Achern. Both cities are based in Germany's southwestern region.

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Tiens Company Conference in Moscow Lit with Martin Professional Gear

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Tiens Company Conference in Moscow Lit with Martin Professional GearMOSCOW — For Tiens Company’s annual distributor conference at Moscow’s Russia Hall in SC “luzhniki,” featuring a combination of official speeches and an original concert program for 8,000 guests, Harman’s Martin Professional provided LD Roman Kasaev with a M6 console to control a design with over 100 Martin lighting fixtures. Add a comment

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Jands and Slingco Provide "Invisible Grid" for the Eternity Playhouse in Sydney

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SYDNEY – Hoping to avoid obscuring the hand-carved ceiling of the Burton St. Tabernacle, Jands Staging installed a see-through grid. They recommended a product called Cablenet; a tension wire grid platform that Jands used to create a see-through ‘virtual ceiling’. Installed above the audience’s head, Cablenet carries the load of both lighting and technicians with complete safety, all without compromising the LD’s vision or the audience’s enjoyment of the heritage ceiling. 

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Tamia Performs in Johannesburg with Versatile Looks from Robe Fixtures

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Tamia Performs in Johannesburg with Versatile Looks from Robe FixturesJOHANNESBURG - LD Magz Schoeman used Robe moving lights at the core of the rig for Canadian singer Tamia's two shows staged at the Carnival City Big Top Arena here. Schoeman used six new Pointes, eight LEDBeam 100s, eight LEDWash 300s, four LEDWash 600s and six MMX Spots – all from Robe’s ROBIN range – for a variety of looks that flowed from a blend of genres ranging from R&B to pop, hip hop, soul, gospel and jazz.

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