2015 is the annual Festival held in the city of Matera by Rai Radio 3, one of
the most famous Italian Radio channels, specializing in Classical and Jazz Music as well as Cultural Events.
It was an
important event for Matera, a small town in the south of Italy which has been
recently nominated as European Capital of Culture for 2019. From Semptember 4-6
Radio 3 broadcasted live from Piazza San Giovanni and other beautiful venues in
the very historical heart of the town.
of fans came to Matera to listen to their favourite radio programs and enjoyed live concerts of African Blues stars Amadou and Mariam, italian songwriter Vinicio
Capossela, jazz pianist Franco D’Andrea and trombonist Mauro Ottolini.
Mariam performed with their 10 element band and Matera was the only Italian
concert in their European Tour.
Music was in charge of the sound reinforcement system. “We had to manage the main
stage in piazza San Giovanni and other smaller venues. We needed trustworthy
systems able to deliver high quality sounds.” Says Planet Music owner Antonio
Viggiani. “ For this job, we joined forces with friends at Sonora Service and
we all agreed to use one brand: dBTechnologies. We choose a line array active
system composed of 12 flown DVA T12 (6 per side) + 2 T12 on stage as front fill
and 4 subwoofers DVA S30N in cardioid configuration. On stage we placed some DVX
DM as monitors for musicians. We are completely satisfied with the high level performance
of the whole dBTechnologies system and so were the production managers and the