Using digital instruments The Fauxharmonic Orchestra’s mission is to bring fresh and artistically meaningful experiences of orchestral music to a diverse, world-wide audience.
Huge French research organization, one aspect of which is the development of thei Virtual Orchestra project, a database of instrumental sounds and associated software for live and recorderd performance.
The center of controversy for using Sinfonia in their 2003 and 2004 seasons, OCB is currently in legal battles with musician's union AFM local 802, which is attempting to ban them from using any such technology.
"has developed patented technology that allows for easy programming of very subtle and nuanced performances. As a musical instrument, Sinfonia® becomes transparent in the pit."