From the department of intriguing ideas comes Symphony S.O.N.G. (Symphony Orchestra for the Next Generation), essentially a mobile orchestra housed in a five-and-a-half-ton semi truck that travels to various locales in South Korea to spread the gospel of classical music.
Hahm Shin-ik, former chief conductor of KBS Symphony Orchestra, has launched what he calls “The Wing” project, whereby he not only hauls his orchestra’s instruments in a semi on tour, but the musicians that go with them. Full story.
MusicalAmerica.com / March 26, 2015