Continue reading...Large-format pro-ribbon line-arrays prove their strength in outdoor performance
With a spectacular outdoor live production and 6000m2 audience arena, the Mid-Autumn Festival Party of China Media Group is a difficult challenge for any sound reinforcement system. However, thanks to an Alcons Audio pro-ribbon LR28 larger-format line array system, the audience at the latest event in Qufu enjoyed high quality sound throughout.
Qufu is the hometown of Confucius, China’s most famous teacher, philosopher and political theorist. Located in Nishan Holy Land – a 35km2 area around Qufu developed as a Confucius commemoration site and cultural heritage destination – the festival featured a huge, 60m wide stage and large set, with an audience of 5000 seated in an arena 80m wide by 100m deep.
Several audio challenges had to be overcome by the event’s audio director Liu Yibin – lead sound engineer for China Central Television (CCTV) – and chief sound engineer Mr Xu. Because of the arena’s size...