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Claypaky Xtylos at the Finnish Opera

Claypaky Xtylos Wrap Up Wagner’s Ring Cycle with “Götterdämmerung” for the Finnish National Opera

Mikki Kunttu brought Richard Wagner’s epic “Der Ring des Nibelungen,” also known as the Ring tetralogy, to a breathtaking conclusion at the Finnish National Opera with the performance of the monumental, nearly six-hour-long “Götterdämmerung” featuring Claypaky Xtylos, the world’s first laser-based beam lighting fixture. The first installment of the Ring cycle, “Das Rheingold,” was performed…

Claypaky illuminates “Raffa in the Sky” at the Teatro Donizetti in Bergamo. Interview with lighting designer Alessandro Andreoli

‘Raffa in the Sky’ is a tribute opera to the iconic figure of Raffaella Carrà, a prominent Italian TV personality also renowned internationally. It is the story of an artistic career that not only evolved with the changes in Italian society over the last half a century but occasionally inspired them. Through Carrà’s extraordinary experience,…

Australia’s Geelong Arts Centre Adds Claypaky Sinfonya Profile 600s in Venue Upgrade

A $140 million redevelopment program by the state of Victoria’s government has transformed the Geelong Arts Centre into Australia’s largest dedicated regional arts center boasting two new theaters alongside new bars and event spaces.  The upgrade includes the installation of 28 Claypaky Sinfonya Profile 600s, unique, low-noise LED-based fixtures conceived and developed exclusively for the…

Puccini’s “Turandot” Reimagined at the Tokyo Nikikai Opera Theatre with Support from Claypaky K25s and Tamboras

Lighting Designer Simon Trottet selected 25 Claypaky HY B-EYE K25 LED moving head washlights and 54 Claypaky Tambora fixtures for the stunning new production of Puccini’s “Turandot” at the Tokyo Nikikai Opera Theatre. The new interpretation of the composer’s unfinished opera had its world premiere at the Grand Theatre de Geneve in Geneva, Switzerland last June, where Trottet is the Lighting Designer, and will play engagements worldwide.  The immersive…

Claypaky Lighting Fixtures Elevate Stage Productions to a Truly Professional Level for NTPA Collegiate Pursuits Troupe

Jacob Kaplan has learned a valuable life lesson early in his burgeoning lighting design career: It never hurts to ask. A high school senior at Fusion Academy Plano, Texas, Kaplan is also the Lighting Designer for NTPA (North Texas Performing Arts) Collegiate Pursuits, a troupe launched in fall 2022 to offer a bridge to the collegiate and professional theater worlds via a quality…

Finnish Lighting Designer and Visualist Mikki Kunttu Celebrates His 50th Birthday with a Festival and Concert Featuring Claypaky Mini Xtylos

Finnish Lighting Designer and Visualist Mikki Kunttu Celebrates His 50th Birthday with a Festival and Concert Featuring Claypaky Mini Xtylos

Mikki Kunttu, Finland’s most successful lighting designer and visualist, marked his 50th birthday with a four-day celebration, “In the Light Mikki Kunttu” at Tampere Hall in Tampere, Finland.  The festival saluted Kunttu’s impressive and diverse career with a concert performance of “The Planets” by the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, a gala evening, an exhibition and a…

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