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YouTube Symphony Reviewed

Posted at 10:31 AM on April 21, 2009 by Gillian Martin

The YouTube Symphony, assembled from amateur and aspiring professional musicians from around the globe, gave its concert in Carnegie Hall last week, led by Michael Tilson Thomas.

Reviewers had mixed feelings about it. Some got into the "Isn't it great they pulled it off at all?" spirit of the thing. Others did not.

The whole concert, naturally, is posted on YouTube, so you can judge it for yourself.