As the relationship continued to build, so did the show’s use of DPA microphones. “In 2013, DPA introduced us to the d:facto™
FA4018V Vocal Microphone and we were intrigued,” adds Desjardins. “Celine is always keen to try new technologies so we were able to get her to try the d:facto vocal mic and she liked it. We were very happy with the natural sound in the room and the new mic gave us a better definition in the low/mid, and a sweeter sound in the high/mid. It was a really good match for Celine, so we added the d:facto to our rotation of vocal microphones for each show.”
In total, Desjardins and Savage use more than 40 DPA microphones for each performance including Dion’s three d:facto™
FA4018V Vocal Microphones (which include main wireless, spare wireless and wired), four d:facto FA4018V Vocal Microphones for the backup singers and guests, two d:dicate™
2011A Twin Diaphragm Cardioid Microphones on the snare drums, 19 d:vote™
4099 mics for the strings and brass sections, eight d:screet™
4091 Omnidirectional Microphones for the sound system analyser, two d:dicate™ 4007 Omnidirectional Microphones for sound system tuning and six d:screet™ 4061 Miniature Omnidirectional Microphones for the crowd under the balcony.