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Yamaha and Molto Music Reach New Heights At The Dorchester
Bringing new, fresh live music to places where people don't expect it is the mission of London-based Molto Music. With a flagship project on the roof of The Dorchester, one of the city’s most prestigious hotels, the company is working closely with Yamaha to expand its ‘pop up’ live venues throughout the city.
Modest Budget, Big Ambitions: RIVAGE PM3 Mixes Vanara The Musical World Premiere
At the end of October London’s Hackney Empire theatre was the setting for the world premiere of Vanara The Musical, a timely tale of environmental disaster and tribal conflict with a message of hope and unity. Sound operator Ollie Dudman mixed Olly Steel’s sound design on a Yamaha RIVAGE PM3 digital mixing system.
Ruhrtriennale 2021 Begins With Surrealist Opera Bählamms Fest… and Yamaha RIVAGE PM10
Founded in 2012, Ruhrtriennale is a three-yearly cycle of music and arts events, which take place from August to October in Germany’s industrial Ruhr region. The prestige of staging this year’s opening production fell to Ensemble Modern, a renowned global collective of soloists, whose sound designer Norbert Ommer chose a Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 digital mixing system for the surrealist, unconventional opera Bählamms Fest.
Northern Ballet Dances Into The Future With RIVAGE PM3
Describing itself as ‘the UK's foremost narrative ballet company’, Northern Ballet performs a repertoire that ranges from very traditional to very contemporary. A key part of its work is taking shows on tour, performing for audiences away from its Leeds base. With touring now resuming, the ballet has looked to the future by investing in two Yamaha RIVAGE PM3 digital mixing systems. These were first put to use on the world premiere of the ballet Merlin, which started its tour at Nottingham Theatre Royal.
Burna Boy is Twice As Tall with Yamaha RIVAGE PM10
In August, Nigerian Afro-fusion star Burna Boy’s Twice As Tall event was the first in the London O2 Arena’s Welcome Back Show series of live concerts. Sold out with fans hungry for live entertainment, Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 digital mixing systems helped deliver a much-anticipated, impressive live production.
Shoreditch Balls: Putting Quality First with Yamaha
In recent years, indoor crazy golf has come to the fore as a leisure activity throughout the UK. London’s Shoreditch Balls has the experience down to a tee, featuring a Yamaha audio system delivering sound much better than par for the course, ensuring every game goes with a swing.
RIVAGE PM10 Delivers Magical Sound On World Premiere Bedknobs and Broomsticks Tour
Compared with some of Disney’s classic musical films, Bedknobs and Broomsticks has been comparatively late in being adapted as a stage musical. Now the story of three wartime evacuees and their fantasy adventures has made it to theatres in a world premiere tour of the UK and Ireland. Sound designer Gareth Fry chose a Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 digital mixing system supplied by Orbital Sound of London to bring the magic to life.
Yamaha RIVAGE PM5 Working 9 To 5 On UK Theatre Tour
As the theatre industry gets back to more regular working patterns, sound designer Ben Harrison has a Yamaha RIVAGE PM5 digital mixing system working 9 to 5 on a new touring production of the ever-popular Dolly Parton musical.
RIVAGE PM7 Is Opera Wrocławska’s New Star Performer
Streamed performances have become a routine way of taking the performing arts to audiences on a scale that nobody could have anticipated just 18 months ago. After difficulties with the technical sound production of Opera Wrocławska’s first streamed production, a Yamaha RIVAGE PM7 digital mixing system has changed everything for its audio department.
Yamaha RIVAGE PM Consoles Mix Audi Q4 e-tron Digital World Premiere
Recently Audi revealed its new all-electric Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron vehicles in what the company called a ‘digital world premiere’. It was a complex production, with a total of 45 live streams, each one in three languages, routed to media in 28 different countries. The audio mixing for this high profile launch was entrusted to Yamaha RIVAGE PM digital mixing systems.