YouTube orchestra racks up 33m hits

Sydney Opera House concert breaks YouTube record for most-watched concert. The finale concert of the YouTube Symphony Orchestra on 20 March clocked up 33m views on the video-sharing website. The event at Sydney Opera House drew more than three times the audience for U2s YouTube concert. There were 11.1m live streams of the orchestras performance, which featured music by composers including Bach, Britten, Ginastera, Nigel Westlake and Mason Bates. The orchestra

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