Posts by: Elizabeth Benedict

A Classical Music Summit with an Element of Speed Dating Thrown In: The YouTube Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall

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Forget Ecclesiastes. There is something new under the sun–and it appeared, like a shower of shooting stars, on April 15 at Carnegie Hall, a place not known for wild innovation. While teabaggers across the land looked back on their day of protesting the effrontery of income taxes, thousands of forward thinkers flocked to Carnegie Hall to witness a technologically mind-bending and oddly moving idea whose time just arrived: the YouTube Symphony Orchestra.

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