The new look of symphony concerts

The look and sound of orchestra concerts in the present and, quite likely, some time to come: The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam, conducted by Gustavo Gimeno, in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A major, with socially distant musicians playing in a hall with no audience present.

Bear in mind that you’re seeing and hearing one of the world’s pre-eminent orchestras performing in one of the world’s best acoustical environments. Results elsewhere will vary widely: