For one memorable night a year, the historic Queen Victoria Market is transformed into a theatre like no other - the famous fruit & veg stalls will make way for front stalls as Opera in the Market takes centre stage. The evening was hosted by Guy Noble and featured performers Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Taryn Fiebig, Milijana Nikolic, Rosario La Spina. Sound was mixed by our Kelvin Gedye and designed in collaboration with John Scandrett. Stage sound technician was Greg Blades. We trialed CQ-1 clusters this year for wider coverage with an expanded audience area and to great success. Despite the occasional truck passing the sheds actually have a great acoustic which the audience and performers alike enjoy!

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Kelvin Gedye mixes on our Venue Profile mixing console  

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Vibrant lighting and iconic architecture make for a spectacular stage  

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Audiences wait for the show to commence

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Collecting our Schoeps mics at the end of the night  

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With so many performers onstage space is tight and managing balance correctly between over 60 microphones essential