Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Alex Ross reviews the YouTube Symphony Orchestra

From Critic's Corner in what appears to be next week's New Yorker (May 4, 2009):

The YouTube Symphony, a global orchestra assembled from online audition videos, may sound like yet another groan-inducing attempt to make classical music hip. But there’s some method in the marketing madness: YouTube has become a serious resource for professional musicians, who use it to investigate up-and-coming talent.

Read the rest of the article here.  There's a great illustration of MTT, as well.

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