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Behind the Scenes with Stage Tec: Producing Live Multisite Operas, Part 1

SVC Podcast Show 14, Part 1

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In part one of the SVC Podcast, SVC Contributing Editor Bennett Liles talks with Christian Fuchs of Stage Tec about the production of the opera Aida on the Rhine. The show, produced by Swiss TV in a number of locations around Basel, Switzerland, took the opera out of the theater and went to the streets. Fuchs details his role in the audio production and talks about the challenges of coordinating a huge cast and wireless monitoring links and dozens of RF microphone systems on the performers.
Links of interest:
• The Pyramix multitrack recording system
• The Nexus network used for fiber-optic audio distribution
• The Aurus digital mixing console from Stage Tec
• The Delec Commentary System used on the opera production

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The SVC Blogcast encompasses the podcasts Houses of Worship AV, Corporate AV, and Networked AV. In the Houses of Worship AV podcast, ministers of media, sound, lighting and video experts, and technology manufacturers share best practices and installation secrets. Corporate AV focuses on audiovisual installation within corporate environments such as boardrooms, meeting rooms, training centers, and corporate lobbies. Networked AV covers the challenges of moving professional audio, video, and control signals across the entire signal distribution chain from source to destination.


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