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France Télévisions records Ultra-HD concert

French public broadcaster France Télévisions has captured a major concert in Ultra-HD. Conducted by Sir John Elliot Gardiner, the concert took place in the Royal Chapel of Versailles.

The concert, of the Claudio Monteverdi’s Vêpres Solennelles de la Vierge (in association with Wahoo Production and Château de Versailles Spectacle, took place on 9March.

Advanced Television reports that France Télévisions is a member of the 4EVER consortium of nine partner organisations designed to research 4K production and workflows.

The concert was filmed as a Multicam Ultra-HD video recording with 8 Ultra-HD cameras and an OB truck (equipped by AMPvisualTV, in partnership with Thalès-Angénieux and Fujinon). The concert will also be recorded as a 3D binaural sound recording.

The event will be transmitted live at the Royal Chapel and then on the France Télévisions’s website, Culturebox.