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Cutting-edge sounds: what is classical music's iPhone 5?
A great example of classical music reacting to the possibilities of technology came in 2008 when the first open auditions for an orchestra formed entirely via YouTube were announced. Since then, concerts have followed, pieces have been commissioned and the live stream of their Sydney Opera House concert was the largest YouTube stream ever. Here's their conductor, Michael Tilson Thomas.