Video: Copenhagen Philharmonic Surprises Subway Riders with Grieg

Monday, May 07, 2012 - 05:36 PM

The zany musicians of the Copenhagen Philharmonic are at it again. Having previously staged a flash-mob rendition of Ravel's Bolero in Copenhagen's Central Station, the musicians took the next step last month and boarded a moving, crowded metro train to perform Grieg's Peer Gynt. The flash mob was created in collaboration with Denmark's Radio Klassisk.

Would such a performance make your commute more enjoyable?

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Comments [4]

peter metcalf from San Francisco Bay area

The Truth of Music (Love) revealed by commuters with help from those musicians! Humanity IS changing, on both sides of the "stage"!

Feb. 09 2013 01:11 AM
John J. Christiano from Franklin NJ

More enjoyable commute??? I stay on the train for an encore and call in sick!!!

May. 09 2012 08:31 AM

Awesome!! Now for the NY Phil to play on the A train.....

May. 08 2012 11:10 PM
Barry Owen Furrer from Punland

Ironically, this orchestral performance was lacking a conductor but managed to stay on track no doubt to good training.

May. 08 2012 10:26 PM

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