For Professional Audio
Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Plays Leading Role In Vatican Sainthood Ceremony
In mid-October, Pope Francis led a ceremony in St Peter's Square, Vatican City, to elevate seven people to sainthood. Held in front of a 60,000-stong crowd, including many heads of state, the Vatican’s installed Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 system mixed both the live and broadcast sound.
Legendary Wisseloord Studio Hosts RIVAGE Mixing Masterclass
The success of Yamaha’s RIVAGE PM7 digital mixing system means that sound engineers throughout Europe are keener than ever to discover more about the RIVAGE system. At the end of July, 50 Dutch engineers got the opportunity to enjoy a demonstration at Hilversum’s legendary Wisseloord Studio.
Yamaha’s Global Guests Enjoy The Magic At Disneyland Paris
The annual Yamaha Commercial Audio System Designer’s Conference (SDC) is always a highlight for the company’s specially-invited guest list. Taking place in a different European country each year, in 2018 France was the host. This is why, for two days at the end of September, over 300 audio industry professionals from 36 countries joined the families and fun at Disneyland Paris.
Yamaha Puts Audio’s Unsung Heroes In The Spotlight
Yamaha Music Europe has debuted a new YouTube video channel which informally profiles the unsung heroes of sound, including mix engineers, sound designers, technicians and other audio professionals, allowing them to share their stories and professional experience. Titled In The Spotlight, the first video features the legendary Terry ‘TJ’ Jackson (Earth Wind & Fire / Michael Jackson) who discusses how he became a leading mix engineer and imparts invaluable advice.
Yamaha CL5 Is The Right Ticket For Festival Hall Baden-Baden
20 years ago the former central railway station in the German spa town of Baden-Baden was repurposed as the ticket office and foyer for a brand new venue, Festival Hall Baden-Baden, the country’s largest venue for opera, ballet and live classical music. Thanks to its state-of-the-art acoustics, Festival Hall Baden-Baden is renowned for its excellent sound. It also stages presentations, jazz, rock and other amplified events. For these, a new Yamaha CL5 digital mixing console is helping to keep the venue’s commitment to the highest quality audio on the right track.
Solstices Is A Swiss Success For Yamaha
Every 10 years the municipality of Echallens in Switzerland stages Fête du Blé et du Pain (The Festival of Wheat and Bread), a 12 day cultural event which celebrates the traditions and history of the region. This year the centrepiece was Solstices, a spectacular open air musical production, performed by 8,000 volunteers, attracting 40,000 spectators and using five Yamaha digital mixing consoles.
Flower Power: Yamaha and Nexo Are Picture Perfect At PLASA
In mid-September a small piece of Japan appeared in West London for three days … and it proved a real talking point as Yamaha and Nexo exhibited at PLASA London.
‘The Biggest Rock Band On Earth’ Relies On Yamaha
In July 2015 an ambitious plan was hatched to get the attention of Foo Fighters and convince them to play a gig in Cesena, Italy, by gathering a thousand musicians to perform their song Learn to Fly. The video of the event went viral and Foo Fighters duly performed in the city four months later. But that was just the start... Now an annual event, this year Yamaha digital mixers were tasked with mixing a band of over 1500 members.
Britannia Row Productions and Clair Global Invest In Yamaha RIVAGE Mixing Systems
The ongoing success of Yamaha’s RIVAGE family of digital mixing systems continues, with two of the best known names in live music production - Britannia Row Productions and Clair Global - respectively investing in pairs of RIVAGE PM7 and PM10 digital mixing systems.
Yamaha RIVAGE PM7 Masters Papal Challenge At Croke Park
Despite lasting just 36 hours, the first papal visit to the Republic of Ireland for 40 years attracted global headlines and many thousands of Catholics who wanted to be in the presence His Holiness Pope Francis. Dublin’s Croke Park stadium was the setting of the Festival of Families - the climax of the triennial six-day World Meeting of Families - a major live event which featured a wide array of entertainment and the Supreme Pontiff addressing the 82,500-strong, sold-out crowd. A Yamaha RIVAGE PM7 digital mixing system was entrusted with managing and mixing the event’s Front of House (FoH) sound.