PERFORMING ARTS: NOVECENTO
About The Project
Novecento, a captivating play, graced the stage of Teatro Milan in Mexico City from August to December 2019. With its elegant simplicity and captivating performance by the lead actor Benny Ibarra, this production captivated audiences. With innovative sound and set design, the play aimed to provide a truly extraordinary experience for theatregoers.
Benny Ibarra, renowned for his success as a singer, songwriter, and music producer, shared a profound passion for audio technology. His dedication to delivering an exceptional audio experience to the audience was unwavering. Collaborating with director Mauricio Garca Lozano, they envisioned a modern interpretation of early 20th-century radio theatre, where sound would envelop the audience, immersing them in realism.
The Immersive Sound Solution
To realise their ambitious vision, the team required a cutting-edge audio solution that offered unparalleled sound quality, flexibility, and directionality. After extensive research, they found the perfect fit: the Bose S1 Pro portable loudspeakers.
Bose S1 Pro: A Game-Changer
The sound production for Novecento involved eight active audio channels, with scenes blending up to 48 audio tracks simultaneously to create specific atmospheres. Bose’s S1 Pro portable loudspeakers, equipped with proprietary technology, facilitated consistent audio coverage and clarity for a shared aural experience among the audience throughout each performance.
Strategically placed throughout the theatre, the Bose S1 Pro loudspeakers enveloped the audience with sound from all angles. Their versatility and portability made them the ideal choice, allowing Benny Ibarra to control and shape the audio environment according to the unfolding story of the play.
The Masterful Audio Engineer
Audio engineer Santiago Alvarez, who had a history of collaboration with Ibarra in both theatre and music shows, skillfully operated the tailored audio system. Alvarez expertly programmed all the sequences and sounds for the eight channels, ensuring a flexible and top-notch sound experience that proved indispensable to the resounding success of Novecento.
In conclusion, the innovative use of Bose S1 Pro portable loudspeakers allowed Benny Ibarra and Mauricio Garca Lozano to create a truly immersive experience that captivated audiences night after night. The exceptional audio quality and directionality brought the play’s premise to life, solidifying Novecento’s position as a groundbreaking theatrical achievement.
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