The Sydney Opera House has unveiled a vivid 360-degree video tour of its premises. Released in collaboration with Google Cultural Institute, the multimedia experience features musical accompaniment from the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and singer Nicole Car.
Perhaps the largest effort to bring classical into the digital age, Google's upcoming music platform, dubbed 'Classical Live' aims to bring together audiences of all stripes. The idea is to provide listeners with exactly what the namesake denotes: exclusive live recordings of the world's most well-known orchestras.
Almost like a classic bait-and-switch, Google's music streaming service, YouTube Music Key, has backed another musician into the corner — this time cellist Zoë Keating.
The U.K.'s BPI has issued its 50 millionth take down notice to Google, and they're losing patience. But this is a bigger problem than the recording industry--one with no easy solution.
Google Glass, a futuristic headset that includes a mini-computer screen visible only to the wearer, will soon be available commercially from Google. Glass has the ability to shoot photos and video of whatever the wearer is looking at. It also has the potential to display musical notation on the tiny screen.
A rather lovely story from the good fellas at Google. Their recent Google Doodle marking the anniversary of Debussy's birth (his 151st, since you ask) was a hit for the classical recording industry.
News gets made fresh everyday.
A secret language known only by women in China's Hunan Province is the focus of Tan Dun's new multimedia work for harp and orchestra. The piece will receive its U.S. première on October 31 by the Philadelphia Orchestra under music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin.
So, in an effort to keep all you Classicalites abreast of each and every situation, we'll be trawling the web for the best headlines--those stories, those people making the biggest waves.
Later today, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission will honor Miles Davis' townhouse at an official Medallion Ceremony.