John Burgess: CR5M in the YouTube Symphony

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  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,  We’re delighted to have him playing one of our instruments!