Classical music-lovers are not famous for their toleration of distractions during a concert.
Anyone who has been tutted during for branch a pages of their programme too aloud might be available a devious grin during news of a latest innovation: an app that texts records true to ticket-holders’ phones.
The mobile phone app promises to broach programme records live as a band plays, permitting extraordinary assembly members to review along by a light of a shade in their hand.
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is a initial in Britain to welcome a new app, trialled in Cadogan Hall progressing this year and set to be used during a new “Myths and Fairytales” deteriorate in a specially-designated seating area.
The app, Octava, is dictated to “assist a member by a low-pitched journey”, with Chris Evans, executive of press and selling during RPO, observant the tinge is “specifically directed towards new and potentially younger audiences”.