EnCue by Octava

EnCue by Octava

EnCue by Octava – enriching your concert experience

EnCue by Octava is a concert-enhancing app that delivers real-time programme notes to audiences’ mobile or tablet devices. Throughout a performance, EnCue aims to enrich the audience’s live listening experience by delivering information at the exact moment the action happens on stage.

First trialled in the US, EnCue aims to provide ‘a new level of concert engagement’ by delivering real-time programme notes during a live performance. Using Darkscreen™ Technology, the app is designed to deliver “glance optimised” information without distracting the viewer, or those around them, from the performance.

“EnCue by Octava is a unique app designed to help and assist the participant through a musical journey. We of course welcome all users, but the tone is specifically aimed towards new and potentially younger audiences, offering a real-time insight into the music being played live on stage by the Orchestra.”

Chris Evans, RPO Director of Press and Marketing

Myths and Fairytales presented by Alexander Shelley

At its London home, Cadogan Hall, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) will collaborate with EnCue by Octava in the RPO’s Myths and Fairytales series, exploring the magical landscapes portrayed in a variety of spell-binding works by Tchaikovsky, Grieg, Rimsky-Korsakov and more. 

Throughout Myths and Fairytales, curated, presented and conducted by Alexander Shelley, audience members will be able to learn more about the music through real-time programme notes on their chosen device, while connected to the venue’s WiFi. 

All EnCue seats are located in a dedicated seating area, for a discounted price. To access these seats, enter the code OCTOFFER at checkout, and select one of the starred seats.


See what's coming up next in our Myths and Fairytales series…

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Myths and Fairytales I: Leonard Elschenbroich performs Tchaikovsky

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Myths and Fairytales II: Susanne Hou performs Tchaikovsky

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Myths and Fairytales III: Madeleine Shaw performs Wagner

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Myths and Fairytales IV: Jayson Gillham performs Chopin

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Introducing Octava

Download the app

Octava is available for free download on the App Store (iOS) and Google Play (Android).