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OPERA HOUSE CURTAIN CALL

OPERA HOUSE CURTAIN CALL

David Claringbold has been instrumental in the rise and rise of the Sydney Opera House as a technical and cultural icon as much as it is a architectural one. Here he recalls some highlights of two decades in The House. Text:/ David Claringbold The Sydney Opera House has an enviable reputation for excellence in the
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September 1, 2015 Industry, People

QUINTO SUPPLIES OPERA HOUSE WITH MINIATURE CAMERAS

QUINTO SUPPLIES OPERA HOUSE WITH MINIATURE CAMERAS

As part of an update of their video facilities, the Sydney Opera House has installed a number of the new Marshall Electronics CV500-M2 HDSDI Miniature Broadcast Cameras. Being small and unobtrusive these cameras may be attached to music stands or even the instruments themselves, thereby enabling Opera House staff to obtain an unprecedented range of
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July 15, 2015 News, Products

CLARINGBOLD’S OPERA HOUSE CURTAIN CALL

CLARINGBOLD’S OPERA HOUSE CURTAIN CALL

David Claringbold has called time on his long association with the Sydney Opera House. First darkening the doors as a casual audio desk operator in 1990, Claringbold has occupied the roles of audio supervisor, Technical Director, and most recently, Director of  Theatre & Events with responsibility for over 500 staff and just about everything that
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May 27, 2015 Industry, People

VISIONS OF VIENNA

VISIONS OF VIENNA

In an assembly of icons, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Greatest Hits from Vienna was projected live onto the sails of the Sydney Opera House on February 4 with animated 3D images inspired by the art of Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, in a celebration of the artistic and musical heritage of the Austrian capital.
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February 19, 2015 Projects

CONNECTING UP THE HOUSE

CONNECTING UP THE HOUSE

The Sydney Opera House upgraded its stage management desks but didn’t stop there. Now every audio, video or comms source is connected to any screen, speaker, cue light, VoIP phone or headset. Text:/ Andy Ciddor Everyone who’s worked in theatre, or merely visited the prompt corner on a stage, is familiar with the stage manager’s
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November 27, 2014 Projects