Warsaw’s Royal Castle is one of Poland’s most famous and historic buildings, its 90m long façade and three spires leaving the city’s residents in no doubt as to its importance. Nowadays a venue for major events like official visits, state meetings and concerts, the recent installation of a state-of-the-art digital audio network has seen Yamaha equipment entrusted with audio mixing and system processing duties.
The domed roof of La Esfera (The Sphere) is a distinctive feature of the city of Alcobendas, north of Madrid, Spain. Hosting a variety of live entertainment, a recent major upgrade of the venue has seen a Yamaha / Nexo digital audio system installed.
Yamaha audio equipment is making high profile inroads into the audio systems of the world’s major sporting venues. DME series digital mixing engines and SB168-ES stage boxes are a feature of the new audio system at Paris’s Stade de France and now Europe’s newest major sporting venue, Lithuania’s Žalgiris Arena, features no less than 31 Yamaha power amplifiers.
London’s Victoria & Albert Museum is one of the UK’s most famous hubs for culture, art and design, its collections spanning 2000 years and hundreds of countries. A central part of the museum’s remit is its series of talks, where relevant, high profile people give an ‘inside view’ on their work. The sound of a new Yamaha installation has helped to give these an extra cultured edge.
Founded in 1542, Dauntsey’s School in Wiltshire is a co-educational independent day and boarding school with a strong tradition in music and drama. Unusually allowed to stage a range of West End shows, the school’s main venue has recently undergone a major technical refit, which has seen a Yamaha digital audio system installed.
Located in Onex, near Geneva, Spectacles Onesiens is a 520-capacity venue that plays host to a variety of entertainment including plays, stand-up comedians and music from different European, Asian and African countries. A recent technical upgrade has seen a Yamaha M7CL-48ES and three SB168-ES stage boxes added to its inventory.
Taking two years to complete, a major upgrade to Thun’s cultural and congress centre has provided the Swiss town with a truly 21st century venue. The project included a complete technical refit, with Yamaha equipment taking a central role.
The Palazzo dei Congressi convention centre in the southern Swiss city of Lugano is one of the region’s primary business assets. It also acts as a cultural focus, hosting classical concerts and dance performances. The venue has just had a brand new Yamaha and Nexo audio system installed, which will allow it to host a much wider range of events.