Podlasie Opera and PhilharmonicOne of the biggest cultural complexes in Poland has been built in Bialystok. An LTT-led consortium was responsible for executive designs and implementation of the Opera's entire stage technology.
Here is the Kashubian Philharmonic, a new location for Wejherowo Cultural Centre. It combines functionality of the philharmonic and cultural centre - it has concert halls, art workshops and exhibition halls. It is also another example of venue, where LTT company implemented a stage lighting system.
Building has an eye-catchy design, that surprises with witty forms. From a distance you can see distinctive ship-shaped form of main concert hall, that cuts into glazed foyer with its "bow". When you enter the phliharmonic, you get the impression of being under the surface of glass sea.
Hall interior is finished with natural coloured wood, and eye-catching shape of white acoustic ceiling resembles sails deployed above the audience. Main hall stage is suitable for concert theatre and ballet plays. Audience holds 374 seats.
Apart from the main concert hall, Philharmonic also has rehearsal rooms, art workshops, photo and animation workshop, plays/games workshop, movie hall, recording studio, conference hall and exhibition gallery.
Lighting system provided by LTT for the Kashubian Philharmonic is modern and comprehensive. It is based on spot fixtures from Robert Juliat and ARRI, and also on Pulsar washlights and Martin moving heads.
Fixtures from Robert Juliat is a largest part of Philharmonic's lighting. There are 25 pcs of PC type Lutin fixtures at 1 kW, 32 pcs of PC type 329 HPC fixtures at 2 kW, halogen profile spots (8 pcs of 614 SX at 1 kW and 12 pcs of 711 SX2 at 2 kW), and LED type (12 pcs ZEP 641 at 150W). Among classic spots, there are also „pole-operated” spots from ARRI – 4 pcs True Blue 1kW and 12 pcs True Blue 2 kW.
Philharmonic is also equipped with MAC Aura heads from Martin (6 pcs), Pulsar ChromaFlood 200 washlights (8 pcs), Martin Atomic 3000 strobes, and Jem K1 hazer.
Lighting control is based on Vector Violet console from Compulite, and on two Tempo 12 boards from Electron. Compulite console is additionally supported by remote control installed on mobile tablet (iPad).