Presented at the Royal Albert Hall twice a year and in arenas worldwide by Raymond Gubbay Limited Classical Spectacular is a Son-et-Lumiere with Orchestra, Choir, Lasers, Lights and Fireworks; the show has toured throughout the UK, Europe, Scandinavia and Australia. March 2019 sees the 30th Anniversary of Classical Spectacular and Durham has lit the show for all thirty of those years since November 1989! (See the article in ‘News’)
Lighting is programmed by Ryan Hopkins in the virtual world of WYSIWYG and operated at the RAH by Pedro Marcé Socias, the lighting equipment is supplied by rental company LCR. The lasers are supplied by Definitive Lasers, the sound by RG Jones with indoor fireworks from JustFX and Production management by Chromatic Productions. 500 lighting cues are presented during each show using over 100 intelligent moving lights and a different lighting truss architecture is designed by Durham for each season.
Photos courtesy of Raymond Gubbay Limited
‘Union’ and ‘Triangles’ rig photos by Paul Sanders