An orchestral NFT? Dallas Symphony, Metropolitan Opera musicians lean in to the trending technology

NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, continue to gain traction in the world of classical music.

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra has released an NFT commemorating the historic performances of Mahler’s First Symphony by members of the DSO and Metropolitan Opera Orchestra at the Meyerson Symphony Center in the spring. The concerts were led by DSO music director Fabio Luisi, who worked seven seasons at the Met, six as principal conductor.

NFTs turn pieces of digital art or other collectibles into unique, verifiable assets. They have spiked in popularity during the pandemic, with artists raking in staggering sums online. In March, American graphic

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