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Royal Opera House launches iPhone and iPad game

Royal Opera House launches iPhone and iPad game | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
Show Must Go On will see players trying to overcome a host of problems while trying to stage manage their own opera or ballet
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Royal Opera House launched an iPhone and iPad game 2 years ago to widen audiences

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Art and digital signage intersect in front of the Metropolitan Opera

Art and digital signage intersect in front of the Metropolitan Opera | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
A recent art installation at New York City's Lincoln Center combined LED digital signage with digital simulation to create in immersive visual experience.
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Rob Greig, Royal Opera House CTO to lead Parliament Digital Service

Rob Greig, Royal Opera House CTO to lead Parliament Digital Service | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
Parliament has selected Rob Greig, chief technology officer (CTO) at the Royal Opera House, to lead the newly-created ‘Parliamentary Digital Service’ (PDS).
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Politics and #opera a love affair :) UK Parliament poaches & appoints the @royalopera CTO to lead its #new digital service! http://sco.lt/...

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in FR : LiveTweet, retour sur une grande première | Opéra Comique

in FR : LiveTweet, retour sur une grande première | Opéra Comique | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
Pour la soirée d’ouverture de son tricentenaire,  jeudi 13 novembre, l’Opéra Comique a sollicité public, partenaires et médias pour un « livetweet ». Une grande première dans le monde de l’opéra, et, cela va de pair,  le risque d’essuyer les pots cassés pour l’Opéra Comique.
Une diffusion tous azimuts. Il s’agissait de proposer au public, en plus du spectacle dans la salle, un direct sur ArteConcert et sur France Musique, mais aussi sur les réseaux sociaux.
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Selling Grand Opera online - Churchill's Brandy

Selling Grand Opera online - Churchill's Brandy | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
  Last year I wrote about Grand Opera, the new opera competition on Russian Culture Channel (Kultura) based on the principles of reality TV talent shows running all over the world.
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In FR : social network presence of opera houses in France - Version française francais.opera-digital.com

In FR : social network presence of opera houses in France  - Version française francais.opera-digital.com | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
En matiere d'opera en france et de réseaux sociaux, la domination parisienne était très marquée en 2013. Cette année, un nouveau classement montre une remontée de la Province :) que ce soit au Royaume des pouces levés (Facebook) que des petits oiseaux bleus (Twitter).
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interesting comparaison 

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IN FR : a nice historical trip in classical music history by les clés de l'Ecoute

IN FR : a nice historical trip in classical music history  by les clés de l'Ecoute | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
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Welldone ! Les cles de l'Ecoute is a  French Start-up dedicated to bringing digital experience in classical music !

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In FR : opera seats dedicated to twitter addicted opera fans

In FR : opera seats dedicated to twitter addicted opera fans | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
Quand j'ai entendu parler de l'idée américaine de réserver des sièges pour les twittos (sobrement nommés "tweet seats", des sièges à tweets) dans les salles de théâtre et d'opéra, j'ai crié au sacrilège. J'y ai immédiatement vu un signe supplémentaire et navrant de la décadence de notre civilisation.Comment, me lamentais-je in petto, être ému par le monologue de Phèdre, les dialogues de Koltes, dans une forêt d'écrans allumés et de doigts voletant frénétiquement sur les claviers ?Je m'apprêtais...
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Not so bad an idea, in fact !!!!

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Nasce l'opera 'social',Turandot incontra i Google Glass - Cultura

Nasce l'opera 'social',Turandot incontra i Google Glass  - Cultura | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
Prima mondiale al Lirico di Cagliari. Test positivo da esplorare

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opera singers wearing googleglasses ! You don't dream it's in Italy in #Cagliari @Teatro_Lirico !

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In FR - Conseils musicaux : Google reprend Songza

In FR - Conseils musicaux : Google reprend Songza | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
Le deal était dans les tuyaux depuis quelques semaines : le moteur de recherche procède à l’acquisition de la sociét...
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In FR : maison connectée et opera : une table musicale à découvrir !

In FR : maison connectée et opera : une table musicale à découvrir ! | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
opera-digital.com a eu la chance de visiter Euratechnologie : au programme une maison connectée développée par le CITC-EuraRfid (un centre de recherche et de conseil spécialisé dans les technologies sans-contact. Au sein du parcours, nous avons pu expérimenter une table musicale qui offre une expérience utilisateur bluffante !
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enjoy a live broadcast of Vienna State Opera at absolutely no cost!

enjoy a live broadcast of Vienna State Opera at absolutely no cost! | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
Vienna State opera (Wiener Staatsoper) launched its live broadcasts in October 2013. We would very much like to invite you as opera lovers and visitors of Opera-Digital.com to try this new offer for free. For that, please write an eMail to office@staatsoperlive.com, the operlive team will send you a voucher code to one of the upcoming broadcasts – Les contes d’Hoffmann by Offenbach on June 1, or The cunning little vixen by Janaceks on June 30.
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something to try !

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The Met in HD: A massive, masterful ‘Meistersinger’

The Met in HD: A massive, masterful ‘Meistersinger’ | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
Wagnerites enjoyed this rarely-performed gem locally in seriously comfortable stadium seats like ours at Northern Virginia’s AMC Tysons Corner 16 theaters.
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better experience than in the very opera houses ! I agree

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Opéra Comique - NL 300 ans 300 parrains

Opéra Comique - NL 300 ans 300 parrains | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
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in FR : Opera comique uses crowdfunding to numerize its archives !

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IN FR : La génération #hashtag force l’industrie culturelle à se réinventer

IN FR : La génération #hashtag force l’industrie culturelle à se réinventer | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
Les jeunes et leurs aînés convertis au numérique ont modifié leur rapport aux loisirs culturels. Selon le cabinet de conseil Bain, cette nouvelle vague ne révolutionne pas seulement le modèle économique.
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une question de vie ou de mort ! 

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CBC Music

Canada's free digital music service. Home of CBC Radio 2, CBC Radio 3, 50 streaming web radio stations, articles, videos, concerts, playlists & much more.
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HelloStage, the Linkedin for classical music explained by his founder Bernhard Kerres - opera-digital.com

HelloStage, the Linkedin for classical music explained by his founder Bernhard Kerres - opera-digital.com | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
in Websummit in Dublin, an international summit dedicated to both new technologies, opera-digital.com has met HelloStage and interviewed his founder and CEO Bernhard Kerres. Bernhard is a former opera singer. He was also CEO of the worldwide known Wiener Konzerthaus in Vienna. He'll tell you about his path, his experience and about this exciting service : HelloStage is an innovative internet platform putting together musicians, ensembles, managers as well as promoters in the classical music and opera world.
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how digital has been transforming a sleeping beauty called classical music :) !

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Why theatre seats for Twitter junkies is a #goodidea - Telegraph

Why theatre seats for Twitter junkies is a #goodidea - Telegraph | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
Rupert Christiansen applauds the idea of 'tweet seats' at the theatre
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Vienna State Opera live streaming strategy : Interview of Christopher WIDAUER - opera-digital.com

Vienna State Opera live streaming strategy : Interview of Christopher WIDAUER - opera-digital.com | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
Vienna State Opera (aka Wiener Staatsoper) has been transformed into an independent producer and distributor of high class payable digital content. Christopher WIDAUER who deals with the digital offer Staatsoperlive tells opera-digital.com how this transformation and strategy was made possible in this worldwide known opera House !
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Very interesting ! Welldone, Opera houses have to deploy a digital strategy and the Vienna State Opera is incredibly mature and well-thought !

 

 

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Italian Opera Company Experiments With Google Glass

Italian Opera Company Experiments With Google Glass | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
On Wednesday, selected singers, orchestra members and various technicians will perform wearing Google Glass to transmit the opera live from their individual points of view to audiences online.
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googleglass is a new tool to help personnalizing opera user experience : it will be used as a camera for the performers capturing what they see !

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Distracted Diva: The Second Screen Goes to the Opera

Distracted Diva: The Second Screen Goes to the Opera | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it

A performance of “Carmen” this month will include titles projected to the audience via cellphone and other connected devices.

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Bring your cellular phone & follow opera subtitles for Carmen in

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts! Note that devices can only be used by those in the lawn seating the main seating area of the Filene Center :) !

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Live Music or Digital? The Drama Is Operatic

Live Music or Digital? The Drama Is Operatic | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
Readers respond to a front-page article, “A Digital Orchestra for Opera?”
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interesting analysis about temptation to use digitally made music to replacing true musicians

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Plan for Electronic Music in Staging Wagner’s Tetralogy

Plan for Electronic Music in Staging Wagner’s Tetralogy | digital technologies in classical music & opera | Scoop.it
The thought of replacing orchestral musicians with digital sounds has prompted at least one strongly worded warning and forced some performers to make a difficult decision.
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Do you remember the movie 'Farinelli' and how computer where used to create what could be the voice of a castrato ? Now we speak about replacing musicians with machines in opera for new productions !

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