Harman Supports Teenage Cancer Trust

Harman Professional Solutions, specialist in audio, video, lighting and control systems, including networked AV, has announced it is supporting Teenage Cancer Trust’s 18th annual concert series at Royal Albert Hall with a complete Martin by Harman lighting solution.

Conceived and curated by TCT patron Roger Daltrey CBE, legendary frontman of The Who, this year’s lineup includes some of the world’s biggest names in music and comedy, including UB40, Nile Rodgers & Chic, Roger Daltrey, Corteneers, Kasabian, Def Leppard, as well as an evening of comedy hosted by Russell Howard. As part of a longstanding pledge to support Teenage Cancer Trust, Harman Professional Solutions, along with partners PRG and Fineline Lighting, is supplying a complete Martin lighting rig to provide a premium visual display for the performances.

“Teenage Cancer Trust is extremely grateful to Harman Professional Solutions for all their support at our iconic Royal Albert Hall Shows,” said Jane Ashton, Head of Music and Entertainment, Teenage Cancer Trust.

“The Martin lighting solutions help us to create a world-class lighting display that enhances the production value of the event, and provides guests with an incredible experience they’ll never forget.”  

The Martin by Harman lighting solution at Royal Albert included: 20 MAC Axiom Hybrid fixtures, 28 MAC Viper AirFX fixtures, 10 Atomic LED strobes and 290 VDO Face 5 HB video panels. 

“Harman is honoured to support the Teenage Cancer Trust and their iconic performance series at Royal Albert Hall,” said Mike Walker, Senior Sales Director, Live Entertainment EMEA, HARMAN Professional Solutions. “I have been lucky enough to know and to work with the production team behind the Royal Albert Hall shows for a number of years, and they are as dedicated now as they were when these fantastic shows began 18 years ago.”

Teenage Cancer Trust (TCT) is a cancer care and support charity in the UK that aims to improve the treatment experience of young people aged 13 to 24 diagnosed with cancer. Founded in 1990, the organisation works in partnership with the NHS to provide expert staff and specialist units in Principal Treatment Centres for cancer, while also offering support programs for patients and their families.

More than 235 artists and comedians have performed at the organisation’s annual Royal Albert Hall concert series since 2000, raising over £27 million. These incredible shows have played a vital role in helping the charity provide 28 specialised cancer units and over 60 nursing and support staff in NHS hospitals across the UK, making an incredible difference to young people diagnosed with cancer around the country.

 To donate to the Teenage Cancer Trust, visit: www.teenagecancertrust.org.