Apple Music Classical Expanding to More Countries Later This Month

Apple Music Classical will be available in China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao starting January 24, according to a post from Apple on X, formerly known as Twitter. The app can be pre-ordered now on the App Store in these regions.

apple music classical
Apple Music Classical first launched in most other countries last March, offering Apple Music subscribers access to over five million classical music tracks at no additional cost. The app features advanced search functionality, exclusive artwork, extensive metadata, curated listening recommendations, and more.

The app is available on the iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. It is built upon Primephonic, a classical music streaming service acquired by Apple in 2021.

In the U.S., a standard Apple Music subscription costs $10.99 per month.

Popular Stories

iPhone 16 Pro Max Generic Feature 2

5 Biggest Changes Rumored for iPhone 16 Pro Max

Tuesday May 21, 2024 7:29 am PDT by
Given Apple's rumored plan to add an all-new high-end tier to its iPhone 17 series in 2025, this could be the year for Apple to bring its boldest "Pro Max" model to the table — the kind of iPhone 16 upgrade that stands tall above its siblings, both figuratively and literally. If you have been holding out for the iPhone 16 Pro Max, here are five of the biggest changes rumored to be coming...
6chatgpt mac app

5 Reasons to Use OpenAI's ChatGPT App for Mac

Thursday May 23, 2024 6:07 am PDT by
On May 13, OpenAI during its Spring Update announced that it would be releasing a desktop ChatGPT app for the Mac in the "coming weeks," and said that ahead of a wider launch it had started rolling out the app to some ChatGPT Plus subscribers. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. After testing the app for a few days, we thought it was worth sharing some reasons why...
macOS 15 Feature

macOS 15 System Settings to Get Design Overhaul

Thursday May 23, 2024 12:51 pm PDT by
With the macOS 15 update that is set to debut at WWDC in June, Apple plans to rearrange "menus and app UIs," according to a report from AppleInsider. The System Settings app, which was last updated with macOS Ventura, will get one of the biggest updates. With macOS Ventura, Apple renamed the System Preferences app to System Settings, introducing a design similar to the Settings app on the...
new best buy blue

Best Buy's Memorial Day Sale Has Record Low Prices on iPads, MacBooks, and Much More

Friday May 24, 2024 7:12 am PDT by
Best Buy today kicked off its Memorial Day weekend sale, and it has some of the best prices we've tracked in weeks on iPads and MacBooks. Specifically, you'll find record low prices on the 5th generation iPad Air, iPad mini 6, M2 MacBook Air, and M3 MacBook Pro. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Best Buy. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment,...

Top Rated Comments

orbital~debris Avatar
20 weeks ago
Is one of those countries Mac?
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
carswell Avatar
20 weeks ago

Had such high expectations for Apple Classical, most of them dashed upon release.

Lack of support for lossless and hi-res playback on some Apple and most non-Apple devices, including my Sonos system, ended up being the dealbreaker for me.

Fortunately, Qobuz showed up in Canada soon after AC went live. Switched and haven't looked back, though Qobuz's search engine could be better. Then again, so could Apple Classical's...
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheBeverage Avatar
20 weeks ago
Please put it on Apple TV.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
freedomlinux Avatar
20 weeks ago

The app can be pre-ordered now on the App Store in these regions.
I better hurry before the App Store sells out /s
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Snake111 Avatar
20 weeks ago
Please bring it to MacOS!
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Motawa Avatar
20 weeks ago
that's cool but how about fixing that error 180004 (Apple Music on Mac) that hasn't been fixed for years, that users still have? No? Ok.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)