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Digital Concert Hall app review: bring the concert hall experience home 2021



If you're a fan of classical music and just love the experience you get in a concert hall, here's a chance to bring a bit of that experience right to your own living room.

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The Digital Concert Hall app can be used on your iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone, and provides you with the ability to listen as well as watch some of the most well-known soloists and conductors performing with the Berliner Philharmoniker.  

The app is loaded with on-demand recordings plus a massive selection of live-streams each year.

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Get Your Fill of Classical Music

The Digital Concert Hall app gives users a chance to get their fill of classical music in a concert hall venue on their mobile device.

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With this app you'll have access to hundreds of on-demand concert recordings, a massive selection of interviews with soloists and conductors, historic concerts, more than 40 live-stream concerts that are in HD video, children's concerts, and feature-length documentaries meant for music lovers.

The app provides users with a stunning audio and visual experience that is meant to transport you to the actual concert hall where the performance took place.

The app requires iOS 7.0 and later to use and was just updated with a couple of minor fixes. The app has four out of five stars from users but doesn't have any customer comments at this time.

Some of the features/content requires in-app purchases of a subscription service. You can sign up for a seven day, 30 day, or 12 month package and these are priced at $10.99, $21.99, and $189.99. Even though they may sound pricey, keep in mind it gives you extensive content.

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What to Expect

To get more specific, the Digital Concert Hall app features a number of well-known conductors such as Sir Simon Rattle, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Seiji Ozawa, and Christian Thielemann.

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When it comes to the soloists you'll find pieces from Yefim Bronfman, Christian Gerhaher, Janine Jansen, Yo-Yo Ma, Kate Royal, and plenty more.

To ensure the experience is phenomenal even at home there are seven remote-controlled HD cameras that will be capturing all the action taking place in Berlin. It’s meant to make the experience are real as possible, as though you were really there.

As for the user interface it only serves to enhance the experience. It is smooth, the video quality is excellent as is the sound, and navigating through the app couldn’t be easier.

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Pros and Cons


  • Provides users with a massive amount of audio and visual content
  • Enjoy live-streams from the Berliner Philharmoniker throughout the year
  • The user interface is streamlined and professional
  • Offers HD quality video


  • Much of the content requires in-app purchases

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Final Thoughts

The Digital Concert Hall app for your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone is meant for those with a love of classical music. With this app users are treated to some spectacular performances that really hit the mark thanks to the HD video and incredible sound.

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