Sarasota Opera announced the official launch of their new custom mobile application making them the first performing arts organization in Sarasota to have their own app. The Sarasota Opera Mobile App is free and available for download onto any smartphone supporting mobile internet including Android, iPhone, and personal tablets. In addition to being able to purchase tickets instantly, users will have access to the latest Sarasota Opera news, events calendar, enjoy audio and video clips, and even live streaming performances.
“Current trends are showing that the majority of people will be accessing the web through mobile devices by 2013”, says Greg Parry, Marketing Director. “ The new Sarasota Opera Mobile App offers all the functionality of our website (and a bit more) right in the palm of your hand making life a bit easier for that traveler on the go as they try to grasp all that Sarasota has to offer.” There are three ways to download the Sarasota Opera App:
To download for iPhone or iPad:
• On your device, click on App store, click on Search
• Enter “Sarasota Opera”
• Click Install
• Enter Apple ID Password
• Click OK
• App will load and install Sarasota Opera icon on your device
To download for Android:
• Click on Market, click Search icon
• Enter “Sarasota Opera”
• Click Free Sarasota Opera icon
• Click Download
• Click Accept & Download
• App will load and install Sarasota Opera icon under Application
To purchase tickets using the Sarasota Opera Mobile App, users will:
1. Click on the events tab
2. Select an event
3. Pick a seating section
4. Choose number of tickets
5. Log in, check out and receive an immediate email confirmation
From your smartphone, simply visit www.sarasotaopera.org
Features of the Mobile App:
Here’s what you can do with Sarasota Opera’s Free Mobile App:
• Latest News!
Home page shows upcoming events and the most recent music, podcasts, news and blogs.
• Performances, Concerts, and Events
Browse the complete Sarasota Opera calendar for the 2012-2013 Season. Get complete performance information including venue, dates, synopses, repertoire, and artists. Read all about upcoming special events to help celebrate the season with other Sarasota Opera supporters. Want to attend? Click the “Get Tickets” button and purchase single tickets instantly from your smartphone!
• Music (click Music)
Enjoy clips from a previous Sarasota Opera performance
• Videos (click Videos)
Watch your favorite and new Sarasota Opera videos.
• Buzz (click Buzz)
Keep up with the latest News, Facebook, Twitter, and Blog posts from and about Sarasota Opera.