Music & Touring -
- 20 years +
Céline Dion is without a doubt one of the most famous singers of all time. Born in Québec, Canada, she established herself on the world stage with one hit song after another. She alternates between tours and a residency at the spectacular Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
Solotech has been working with Céline Dion for over 20 years, in particular through François Desjardins, Vice-President of Research and Development (R&D) at Solotech and System Engineer for Céline Dion’s concerts. François Desjardins and Denis Savage, Tour Manager, are a winning duo whose combined expertise has helped put on a wide variety of shows for one of the greatest voices in pop.
For Céline Dion’s tours, including a recent one in Asia, and her shows at Caesars Palace, Solotech provides complete turnkey services in audiovisual and entertainment technology.
In addition to sound, a central and critical component of any concert of this caliber, Solotech takes care of video, lighting and even rigging trusses for all of the artist’s performances. Everything is rigorously tested to prevent any technical glitches. Although equipment varies from one location to another, one thing remains constant: Solotech’s commitment to offering audiences a unique and unrivalled sensory experience. To achieve this, François Desjardins and his team are constantly engaged in R&D, testing a comprehensive range of technologies from around the world.
Solotech’s relationship with Céline Dion clearly showcases the company’s values of commitment, collaboration and excellence. It’s a source of pride and, most of all, a constant incentive to push our own boundaries.
Solotech’s 360° entertainment technology solutions contribute to the spectacular production of Céline Dion’s stage as part of the 2019-2020 Courage World Tour. (Load-in video at the Bell Center, Montreal, Canada). Solotech is proud to support Céline as she tours to over 70 cities across North America and Europe.
Tour numbers at a glance:
– 20 trailers of equipment: 10 from Solotech for audio, video, lighting & rigging equipment
– Complete load-in time: 6 hours
– Overhead: 60 tons of equipment
– Crew: 130 local technicians, 48 tour technicians including 18 from Solotech
– Load-out time: 2 hours
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