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