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It's probibly some ambient electronic stuff like Murcof or GAS which is closer alot closer. They use orchestral instrumentation and digtial stuff to put it in a whole new very modern context.
especially from artists such as philly glass, but it's also often more avent garde, and as such a direct progression, rather than comparable to older classical music of say the barroque era
in most music I would think so Metal definatly has some of that goin on in it.
There's some Romantic virtuoso music which has a lot in common with some virtuosic guitar playing (Paganini, Liszt, etc), but then, there's some late-Romantic impressionistic music which is more like ambient electronica (Debussy, some Ravel), some late Classical lieder which isn't massively far from angst-ridden song-based indie, etc.
you are obviously very knowledgeable and as such have no place on this forum which is populated by ignorant, opinionated, half wits.
I include myself in that description.
who needs em