Featuring 101 musicians from 33 different countries, the YouTube Symphony Orchestra gathers once a year at the Sydney Opera House, under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas. (Read all about it at http://www.youtube.com/user/symphony) A week of rehearsals culminates in a live performance streamed on YouTube. This year, it attracted 33,000,000 viewers!
Bassist John Burgess performed a beautiful solo on his NS CR5m double bass. Watch the video below! You can also check out John’s recent work on his YouTube channel, http://www.youtube.com/JohnBurgessMusic. We’re delighted to have him playing one of our instruments!