Amy Wadge tries out a new service at Acapela
30th October 2009
A new series of concerts started last night at Acapela Studio in Pentyrch, with Amy Wadge kicking off this season of events. Amy used this opportunity to try out a new DVD production service that Acapela are now able to offer in conjunction with SMS - Streaming Media Services - who have recently aquired some very nice kit!
SMS have recently enhanced their business with four brand new High Definition Camera's and a mobile scanner that can stream events live to the web. With the help of some pretty neat technology they can also offer this live streaming service at very reasonable rates, bringing high quality productions of events into a very accessible price range. This is something we at Culture Colony - Y Wladfa Newydd are very interested in for our future event plans, but tonight the satellite dish on top of the van remained down as streaming content wasn't required for Amy's event.
The van parked outside the Studio taking the feeds from all of the cameras and vision mixing the event live.
Checking camera positions from inside the van.
Russell Isaac the Managing Director of SMS setting up camera positions at Acapela before the concert.
One of the state of the art HD Cameras on a balcony position.
Amy Wadge photographed during her sound check before the concert.
Some of the tracks filmed at Amy's concert will be available here on Culture Colony - Y Wladfa Newydd soon.
The forthcoming events at Acapela are -
27th November Henry Priestman @ Acapela 8PM £10 - £8
International singer songwriter.
"This is Grumpy old men set to music......fantastic" - The Guardian
28th November "Catrin Finch" Goldberg @ Acapela. 8PM £15 - £10
Due to popular demand, Catrin returns to her own studio Acapela once again to perform her critically acclaimed transcription of Bach's Goldberg Variations.
30th November "Asere" World music @ Acapela. 8PM £10 - £8
Proof that the future of Cuban music is in safe hands. These seven young musicians came together to create music with a contemporary edge that also maintained the feeling of the songs performed by their forefathers.
12th December 4pm "Christmas Concert" £5
Traditional carol singing.
13th December 4pm "PAVAO" String quartet Classical @ Acapela £12 - £10
Formed at the Royal Academy of Music, Pavo is fast becoming one of the best string quartets of their generation.
"An ensemble of real depth and musical distinction" Classic FM Magazine.
Photos Pete Telfer