ITL #3: The Holiday Special

After doing some housekeeping, Chris and Sridhar discuss the digital world of classical music before veering off into a conversation about The Nutcracker’s various innovations and difficulties, eventually finding their way back on topic by talking about Spotify, YouTube, and the Berlin Philharmonic’s Digital Concert Hall.

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Berlin Philharmonic Digital Concert Hall

Claudio Abbado’s Farewell Concert in Palermo

Some of Sridhar’s favorite Digital Concert Hall performances

Digital Concert Hall social distancing

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