Som Sabadell flashmob pe bune

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On the 130th anniversary of the founding of Banco Sabadell we wanted to pay homage to our city by means of the campaign “Som Sabadell” (We are Sabadell) . This is the flashmob that we arranged as a final culmination with the participation of 100 people from the Vallès Symphony Orchestra, the Lieder, Amics de l’Òpera and Coral Belles Arts choirs.

En el 130º aniversario de la creación de Banco Sabadell hemos querido rendir un homenaje a nuestra ciudad con la campaña “Som Sabadell”. Esta es la flashmob que realizamos como colofón final con la participación de más de 100 personas de la Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès y los coros Lieder y Amics de l’Òpera y la Coral Belles Arts.

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Flash mob in the Copenhagen Metro

In April 2012 Copenhagen Phil (Sjællands Symfoniorkester) surprised the passengers in the Copenhagen Metro by playing Griegs Peer Gynt. The flash mob was created in collaboration with Radio Klassisk http://radioklassisk.dk/. All music was performed and recorded in the metro.

Ziua Sf. Patrick 2012 – Bucuresti – Flash-mob Lipscani

Ziua Nationala a Irlandei, ‘St. Patrick’s Day’, este sarbatorita sambata, la Bucuresti, in Centrul Vechi, printr-un spectacol desfasurat in zona Lipscani-Smardan, in imediata vecinatate a BNR. Pe scena amplasata special pentru acest eveniment au urcat, de-a lungul zilei, artisti romani, irlandezi si maghiari, care sarbatoresc Ziua Irlandei cu cantece si dansuri, evocand buna dispozitie si spiritul vesel si ‘verde’ caracteristic irlandezilor. “Programul zilei” a inclus o mini-parada inedita care a “cutreierat” stradutele principale ale Centrului Istoric in ritmuri inconfundabile de tobe si cimpoaie si spiridusi care au “animat” zona, oferindu-le trecatorilor cate un trifoi sau tricolor pictat pe obraz. Continue reading “Ziua Sf. Patrick 2012 – Bucuresti – Flash-mob Lipscani”

Flash Opera in Pamplona

“Flash Toreador” at The City Market – Kansas City

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On Saturday, September 4, 2010, the Lyric Opera of Kansas City teamed up with The City Market – Kansas City for a large-scale “Flash Opera” event! Stephen Fish, bass baritone apprentice with the Company and members of the Lyric Opera Chorus performed the famed “Toreador Song” in the open air City Market, entertaining hundreds of Kansas Citians during the annual Pepper Party, and proving that the perfect accompaniment for roasted peppers is a little spicy opera! The Lyric Opera sincerely thanks members of the chorus for generously volunteering their time and talents…

Opera at S. Ambrogio Market in Florence

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Surprise Opera at the Market – Washington

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On March 24, WNO’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists surprised shoppers at a busy Whole Foods when, dressed as store clerks, they burst into song with Verdi’s Brindisi from La Traviata. Why? To bring opera out of the opera house and into everyday lives, promote their upcoming performance with the Baltimore Symphony, and show people that opera’s fun.

Opera at the Market – Valencia

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13 November 2009 : an ordinary day at the Central Market of Valencia. Suddenly, beautiful classical music starts sounding over the market stores of fruits and vegetables : fragments of Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata” are sung by professional opera singers ! Look at the faces and reactions of the buyers and customers, amazed before such magic and divine music, and by the confidence of good taste. Some are even moved into tears…

Flash Brindisi – Philadelphia

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On Saturday, April 24th, the Opera Company of Philadelphia teamed up with the Reading Terminal Market Italian Festival for a large-scale “Flash Opera” event! Over 30 members of the Opera Company of Philadelphia Chorus and principal cast members of LA TRAVIATA performed the famed “Brindisi” in the aisles of Reading Terminal Market, entertaining hundreds of Philadelphians, and proving that the perfect accompaniment for all things Italian is a little Verdi! The Opera Company sincerely thanks members of the Opera Company of Philadelphia Chorus and cast for generously volunteering their time and talents… BRAVI TUTTI!! LA TRAVIATA runs from May 7 – 16 at the Academy of Music.

Opera at the Heart of Tel Aviv

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Opera at the heart of Tel Aviv’s Dizengoff Centre?

Believe it or not! It happened last Friday. Some 30 singers from the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, mingling with the crowd in the Friday morning Food Market at Dizengoff Centre, all at once started singing a much-loved chorus piece from Verdi’s Il Trovatore.

Christmas Food Court Flash Mob, Hallelujah Chorus

On Nov.13 2010 unsuspecting shoppers got a big surprise while enjoying their lunch. Over 100 participants in this awesome Christmas Flash Mob. This is a must see!

This flash mob was organized by Alphabet Photography to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!

Special thanks to Robert Cooper and Chorus Niagara, The Welland Seaway Mall, and Fagan Media Group.