Interactive app provides extra content during orchestra performances

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Using a phone during an opera or classical music performance has long been considered a huge faux-pas. However, venues such as Rhode Island's Providence Performing Arts Center have already launched schemes to allow certain sections of the audience to use their devices to livetweet shows. Now the Philadelphia Orchestra has created LiveNote, an app designed to help the audience learn more about the concert they're watching. The app serves as a digital version of the traditional program notes that are often provided for operas and orchestra performances. Alongside information about the concert, the performers and historical background to the piece,…

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