Orchestra adds audio commentary to its concertsmain
Message from the Gothenburg Symphony in Sweden:
Gothenburg Symphony has produced audio description introductions to its concerts … to allow more people to get a feeling of the interplay between conductor and orchestra, and to get an impression of the stage and how the musicians are seated.
Audio Description Introduction provides visual information verbally for people who are blind or visually impaired. We hope others will also enjoy these introductions of selected concerts of the Gothenburg Symphony provided by Jennifer Hawkins. This is a pilot project and we are committed to making it the best possible.
Here’s an example:
‘He is clean shaven, has full lips and long, straight nose, a square jaw and strong neck. He is slim and lithe. He is dressed …’