scandal hits the symphony
3rd Floor: shoes, swimwear, Milli Vanilli, Ashley Simpson…and now the Syndey Orchestra.
Eight years after Sydney hosted
what was dubbed “the best Olympic Games ever,” officials with the
Sydney Symphony Orchestra acknowledged their stirring performance at
the 2000 opening ceremony was entirely prerecorded. And perhaps even
more cringe-inducing for Sydneysiders: some of the music was recorded
by the orchestra of Sydney’s rival city, Melbourne. [more]
there really hasn’t been a good symphonic scandal in a while. thanks, Sydney!