The New York Philharmonic announced that it now has its own Apple iPhone application, developed by the classical-music website InstantEncore.com. Users of iPhone and iPod Touch can download the application for free at the iPhone App Store or through iTunes; the application allows users to access for no charge the orchestra’s concert listings, program notes, news, newspaper reviews, audio clips of upcoming concert, links to ticket purchase, podcasts, and blogs. Users of the application also can link to the orchestra’s Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, and Twitter pages. The New York Philharmonic describes itself as the first orchestra with its own Apple iPhone app; more information is available at nyphil.org/iPhone and at the Philharmonic’s fan page at InstantEncore.com.
Posted June 23, 2009