Symphony Space Live app Gives Nationwide Access to the Arts
(Published: January 30, 2012)
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Symphony Space - one of New York's preeminent multi-disciplinary performing arts institutions, producers of Selected Shorts and the annual Wall to Wall marathons -announces the launch of a new mobile app for iOS and Android.
The rich content of Symphony Space Live,home to Symphony Space's recorded performances, is now available forstreaming free of charge foranyone with an iOS or Android mobile device.
To highlight the release, the all-star Wall to Wall Miles Davis concertevent will be streamed for 24 hours only beginning at noon on January 31st.It features scores ofmusicians in the 2001performance that ranmore than twelve hours on stage and touched upon every aspect of Davis' stunning career.
The online catalog already features hundreds of hours of performance,including Claudia Acuna, Jenny Scheinman, Arturo OFarrill with the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra,George Wein, and Theo Bleckman, among many others. New events are posted weekly.
The Symphony Space Live mobile appgives users direct access to Symphony Space content:
New programs often posted within weeks of the live performance
Complete notes from each performance
Program and artist listings sortable by genre, chronology, and alphabet
Archived concerts, events, and Wall to Wall marathons honoring Stravinsky, Opera, Bach, Broadway, Sondheim, and others
A wide variety of music ncluding jazz, classical, Broadway, world, and alt-pop
Cutting edge political cabaret
Literature-in-performance for both children and adults
Kids' folk and rock n roll concerts
The launch celebration continues on February 7th as Symphony Space streams the rare Wall to Wall Leonard Bernstein performances beginning at noon. The 1997 concert boasts Comden and Green, Ned Rorem, RuthLaredo, andmore than 100 others. The daylong event also includes recollections from theBernstein family. Streaming begins at noon on Tuesday February 7th.
"Symphony Space is proud to be at the forefront of harnessing technology to make the arts accessible, mobile,and interactive," says Symphony Space President and CEO Cynthia Elliott. "We are grateful to the sponsors who made the developmentof the Symphony Space Live app possible, and delighted to share this technology with ourcolleagues in the performing arts community."
The Symphony Space Live mobile app can be downloaded Free from the iTunes App store and Google's Android Market.
The Symphony Space Live apps may be accessed at www.symphonyspacelive.com
More Information: http://www.symphonyspacelive.com