The London Orchestra Performs in Your Home

Classical music goes all the way digital

Screenshot from LSO Play

What if the London Symphony Orchestra would perform in your own living room? Believe it or not, this is now almost possible; thanks to an exciting new multimedia tool from the London Symphony Orchestra, you can now experience the musical excitement of an orchestra pefromance up close and personal - all from the comfort of your own computer.
The website – dubbed LSO Play - features multiple camera angles, which users can control to view up to four streams at once throughout the virtual concert. Symphony buffs and musical amateurs alike will find something to enjoy on the simultaneous screens - and the digital setup paves an exciting route for children to learn about classical music.
The tool now features Maurice Ravel's one-movement orchestral piece Bolero, the French composer's most famous composition. As the 2013-2014 season progresses, the orchestra plans to upload more performances to the interactive site – so bookmark it and stay tuned.

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