Alleroed, Denmark (August 22, 2013)—This year’s Fortune Global Forum in Chengdu, China, featured the technology of DPA Microphones’ d:fine Headset Microphones.
CEOs from some of the world’s largest multinational companies gathered in Chengdu for the three-day event, which was also attended by China’s Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli and other Chinese dignitaries. The Forum culminated in a Gala Dinner during which guests were entertained by musical performances by 30 guzheng players, opera singers, choral and pop singers, and a piano performance by Lang Lang, China’s premier classical pianist.
Prior to the event, Fortune’s Audio Designer Ron Lorman contacted Ken Kimura at DPA’s APAC office in Hong Kong and requested his help in sourcing microphones for the Gala Dinner.
At the Gala Dinner, Lorman had 100 inputs to deal with and all of the primary inputs were miked with DPA.
For Lang Lang’s piano, Lorman used DPA’s d:vote 4099P Stereo Microphone System. DPA d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphones and d:facto Vocal Microphones were also used to mic a traditional Chinese ensemble with flute, harps, ziao and zhnogruan as well as orchestral musicians playing violins, violas, cello and bass, that played to guests during dinner. d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphones were also used on the extensive percussion ensemble.