The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra has announced the launch of TSO Community, a digital-based initiative that will provide easily accessible and flexible content to community aged care facilities, allowing a variety of people who may not otherwise be able to engage with the orchestra to access recordings of performances, as exclusive video content.

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“We are so pleased now to have a way to be present and of service to Tasmanian elders and residents in community care. Music is such a powerful contributor to health and well-being – it improves mood, reduces anxiety, stimulates memory and when shared, it becomes a social glue,” said TSO CEO Carline Sharpen. “Tasmania’s orchestra exists for everyone and now we have a way to perform live and on demand for Tasmanians who can’t make it to a concert venue. We can’t wait to welcome this valued and important audience to the TSO.”

The program is being launched with Uniting AgeWell, an aged care service based across Tasmania and Victoria, providing both residential...