Ode to Joy Flash Mob (click for video)
In this video, to pay homage to the city of Sabadell, Spain and the 130th anniversary of Banco Sabadell, over 100 people from Vallès Symphony Orchestra, Choral Lieder, Friends of l’Opera and the Choral Belles Arts, perform the fourth movement of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony (Ode to Joy) in a flash mob.
10,000 Singing Ode to Joy (Click for Video)
Beethoven’s Ode to Joy, one of the most uplifting melodies ever written, is made larger than life when sung by 10,000. Performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is a New Year’s tradition in Japan. This concert filmed in 2011 in Osaka with 10,000 amateurs and was performed in tribute to the March 2011 tsunami victims. This video is of the 4th movement. (It’s 19 minutes long. If you are impatient try it at 6:45)