Prom 11: Ten Pieces Presents...RPO/Cottis, Royal Albert Hall

THE TELEGRAPH ★★★★

“Ten Pieces presents Sir Henry’s Magnificent Musical Inspirations” declared the programme of this children’s Prom. The reference was to the BBC’s classical music education programme “Ten Pieces”, which has so far reached four million people. That’s a great result, but to name something called “Ten Pieces” as “presenter” of a Prom containing 14 pieces seemed very odd. Sometimes, the BBC’s obsession with branding gets out of hand.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/music/concerts/bbc-proms-2017-reviews-best-proms-far/

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Classical music app to send programme notes to your phone as orchestra plays

THE TELEGRAPH

Classical music-lovers are not famous for their tolerance of distractions during a concert.

Anyone who has been tutted at for turning the pages of their programme too loudly may be permitted a wry smile at news of the latest innovation: an app which texts notes straight to ticket-holders’ phones.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/06/26/classical-music-app-send-programme-notes-phone-orchestra-plays/

This app lets you secretly read notes on your phone DURING a concert

CLASSIC FM

Have you ever felt lost during a concert? Ever wondered whether the orchestra are on the first or second movement of Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No.4, or if they’ve moved onto the next piece altogether? Well now, there’s a solution.

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