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Radio France goes digital with Sennheiser and Eclipse in Montpellier

This year saw the 29th edition of the “Festival de Radio France et Montpellier Languedoc-Rousillon” held at several venues in and around Montpellier. The two-week event, held this year from 11-25 July, is an odyssey of opera, classical music and jazz. ... Read more ...

Tremblay-en-France upgrades to Eclipse

The Odeon Theatre in Tremblay-en-France situated north-east of Paris, has recently replaced its aging digital desk in favour of an Eclipse GT digital console from Innovason. It is also one of the first sales/installations to have been handled by Sennheiser France ... Read more ...

Not just an Iluzjon for Eclipse in Warsaw

The Iluzjon cinema in Warsaw, Poland, has been home to the Polish National Film Archive since the mid-50s, and is also Warsaw’s main art-house cinema. The venue, which had remained in its original state until just two years ago, has recently undergone a massive renovation.  ... Read more ...

Eclipse shines at Easter celebrations at New Wine, Jakarta

The New Wine International church in Jakarta, Indonesia, has the unusual distinction of being located on the 3rd floor of a large shopping arcade. It is nevertheless extremely well equipped and places a big emphasis on music. Indeed, the church had planned a major Easter celebration concert which they wished to record. ... Read more ...

Legendary Swedish nightclub doubles up with two Innovason Eclipses

Hamburger Börs in the heart of Stockholm is one of the Swedish capital’s most illustrious venues for live music, dinner shows and corporate events. Having existed in one form or another at the same location or another for nearly three centuries, the original venue was finally demolished in the 1970s ... Read more ...

The National Theatre of Saint-Nazaire opts for Innovason

Known simply as “Le Theatre”, the brand new national theatre of Saint-Nazaire on the west coast of France occupies what used to be the old station of Saint-Nazaire. One of 70 national theatres that form part of the network of the French Ministry of Culture, “le Theatre” is an impressive concrete edifice reminiscent of a huge bunker.   ... Read more ...

Innovason releases NOVA 2.4.0 with integrated PANDORA functionality

Following the unveiling of the prototype of the revolutionary PANDORA digital panning algorithm at ProLight + Sound 2012, Innovason has announced the integration of the release version into a brand new software release for Eclipse and Eclipse GT consoles. NOVA 2.4.0 is now available for download   ... Read more ...

Sennheiser France appointed Innovason distributor in France

Innovason is pleased to announce the signing of an important partnership with Sennheiser France for the distribution of all Innovason products throughout France with effect from December 1st 2012. Announced at JTSE 2012 in Paris, the move further strengthens Sennheiser France’s presence in the live digital technologies market,  ... Read more ...

Historic Czech theatre adds second Eclipse GT

Just under a year ago, Innovason announced a significant audio system upgrade for one of the Czech Republic’s most historic cultural landmarks, the beautiful J.K. Tyl theatre in the city of Plzen (Pilsen). Built in 1902, the impressive building honours the city’s outstanding theatre tradition, which is second only to that of the capital, Prague.  ... Read more ...

Eclipse makes friends in Stockholm with Oriflame

Swedish beauty company, Oriflame Cosmetics, currently one of the fastest-growing direct sales beauty companies with annual sales of over €15 billion worldwide, recently celebrated its 45th anniversary at Stockholm's newest and largest venue, the Friends Arena. The 4-day Oriflame Global Gold Conference, hailed as one of the biggest events in Sweden during 2012 ... Read more ...

Innovason explores the origin of sound

Lawo console brand Innovason has just wrapped up a highly successful European seminar tour entitled “The origin of sound”. Driven by Lawo’s Marcel Babazadeh, himself a tonmeister and accomplished classical musician, the aim of the tour was to explore the secrets of creating the best possible sound for classical music with a live PA system. Innovason and Lawo teamed up with Neumann and Sennheiser ... Read more ...

Eclipse mixes Roberto Alagna in Kazan, Russia

Internationally renowned French tenor Roberto Alagna recently opened the second International Kazan Autumn Opera Festival with a stunning performance alongside Bolshoi Theatre soloist Venera Gimadieva, accompanied by the Tatarstan state symphony orchestra conducted by Alexander Sladkovsy. ... Read more ...

Eclipse takes fantastic journey into Futuroscope

As part of the 25th anniversary celebrations of the hugely popular French multimedia theme park, Futuroscope, near Poitiers in the department of Vienne, 1000 choristers from 40 different choirs, four soloists and a 40-piece philharmonic orchestra from the University of Poitiers gave an open-air performance of the epic “Dogora” ... Read more ...

Jane Zoo records in Brittany with Eclipse

Lyric soprano, Jane Zoo, has recently finished recording her second album in the idyllic setting of a French country manor. The beautiful Manoir La Chaussée in Port de Roche near Langon, Brittany, became home to Jane Zoo, her musicians and recording team headed up by Innovason’s Hervé de Caro who also co-produced the album. ... Read more ...

Innovason out in force at Les Vieilles Charrues music festival

Les Vieilles Charrues celebrated its 21st  birthday in July this year. Founded in 1992 in Brittany with the aim of making the widest possible range of music genres accessible to everybody, Les Vieilles Charrues, often cited as a French Glastonbury, has rapidly become the biggest music festival in France. The 2011 edition saw over 270,000 revelers during the 4-day duration, and 2012 was set to break all records with headline acts including Bob Dylan, Sting, The Cure, ... Read more ...

Innovason mixes Jeckyll & Hyde in Szeged, Hungary

Dóm Square in Szeged, Hungary, (literally, Cathedral Square) is one of the largest squares in Hungary. Every year its 12,000 square metres of open space are transformed into a massive 4000-seat auditorium to host the Szeged Open-Air festival. With a tradition stretching back over 75 years, the festival is Hungary’s largest open-air theatre and music event   ... Read more ...

 

Innovason continues with “Digital Workflow Part III – Live with Ola Onabule & Band

The last Friday in May saw the third part of the “Digital Workflow” seminar take place in Berlin.  This workshop is the result of cooperation between Sennheiser/Neumann and Lawo/ Innovason. Whereas the first two sessions were held at Sennheiser and Lawo HQ respectively  ... Read more ...

 

Eclipse shines with Natasha St Pier

Renowned Canadian singer, Natasha St Pier, much beloved of Francophone audiences for the strength and purity of her voice, is currently touring Europe with her new album, "La Bonne Nouvelle". The young singer, acclaimed as one of the most beautiful voices of the "Chanson Francaise" genre has sold over 2M albums in France alone.  ... Read more ...

 

New French President welcomed into office with Eclipse

The investiture of the new French President, Francois Hollande, on 15th May, was a long and solemn affair according to tradition and protocol. The official handover of power from former President Nicholas Sarkozy took place at the presidential palace of the Elysée, where President-elect Hollande was formally sworn in as head of state.  ... Read more ...

 

Innovason boxes clever with Pandora at PL+S 2012

Innovason has reported a highly successful PL+S show 2012. The focus this year was the revelation of the latest box of tricks that has been integrated into Innovason’s flagship Eclipse GT digital console: named for the “all-gifted” figure of Greek mythology, Pandora is a new way of panning that provides audibly better results across the listening field than traditional stereo panning. ... Read more ...

 

La Gaîté Lyrique

Situated in the heart of Paris in the 3me arrondissement, La Gaîté Lyrique is a multimedia playground whose mission is to explore and promote all forms of digital culture and new media, from film-making and animation to the performing arts, visual arts, software art, computer programming, computer games, fashion and more. ... Read more ...

 

Innovason enjoys successful workshop tour across Europe

Innovason has been incredibly busy over the last few weeks with a highly successful Eclipse workshop tour that has taken sales director Marcel Babazadeh all over Europe. Marcel has been accompanied by his team of demonstrators as well as a number of distinguished guest engineers  ... Read more ...

 

 

Innovason Eclipse revitalizes “Le Camji”

Le Camji is a dedicated performance space that includes a 320-seat auditorium right in the centre of the bustling city of Niort in western France. First opened in the year 2000, Camji’s mission is to support cultural diversity through the medium of contemporary music in general and ... Read more ...

 

Radio France invests in 3rd Innovason Eclipse

Radio France has just invested in their third Innovason Eclipse digital console. The national broadcaster already owns seven Innovason desks including two Eclipses, one of which is installed in Radio France’s legendary Studio 106 ... Read more ...

Innovason busy in Russia with new distributor, Imlight

Innovason is pleased to announce the appointment of IMLIGHT LLC as the brand’s new distributor in Russia. Headquartered in Kirov in north-eastern Russia with offices in Moscow, Imlight is one of Russia’s premier manufacturers and distributors of professional sound, lighting and staging equipment.  ... Read more ...

Innovason triumphs in tragedy – 246 dates worldwide with Eclipse

“Des Femmes” by Canadian writer and director, Wajdi Mouawad, is a controversial production of a trilogy of Greek tragedies by Sophocles. A dramatic and unsettling blend of theatre and rock music, the tension generated by “Des Femmes” is significantly heightened by the participation of French rock star Bertrand Cantat ... Read more ...

Historic Czech theatre upgrades with Innovason Eclipse GT and EtherSound digital network

The J.K. Tyl theatre in the Czech Republic city of Plzen (Pilsen) is one of the city’s most historic cultural landmarks. Built in 1902, the impressive building honours the city’s outstanding theatre tradition, which is second only to that of the capital, Prague. The theatre has recently ... Read more ...

 

 

Lawo integrates Innovason brand in their portfolio..

In the wake of a lengthy restructuring process, the French company Innovason SAS has been dissolved. The good news is that the Innovason brand has been saved by Lawo AG who now owns all the product and trademark rights. ...Read more ...

 

 

Lawo hosts successful “Digital Workflow” workshop in Rastatt

On November 8, 2011, the “Digital Workflow” workshop was held at Lawo AG in Rastatt, Germany. Entitled “Integrated and innovative – from the mixing console to the microphone,” the free-of-charge seminar was led by experts from Sennheiser, Neumann and Innovason  ...Read more ...

 

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