Day 11: Hallelujah Chorus

This video is making its third appearance here at the countdown. I was introduced to this two years ago and just had to put it in. Can you imagine being at a mall and having this incredible scene unfold?

This is the Opera Company of Philadelphia signing Hallelujah in one of their Random Acts of Culture. Take a look at the faces of those in the “audience.”

Enjoy!

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Day 13 of the Countdown to CHRISTmas-Hallelujah Chorus

This video is making its second appearance here at the countdown.  I was introduced to this last year and just had to put it in.  Can you imagine being at a mall and having this incredible scene unfold?

This is the Opera Company of Philidelphia signing Hallelujah in one of their Random Acts of Culture.  Take a look at the faces of those in the “audience.”

Enjoy!

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Random Act of Culture

Making a first appearance here at the Video Countdown to CHRISTmas is the Opera Company of Philadelphia “Hallelujah!” Random Act of Culture!

On Saturday, October 30, 2010, the Opera Company of Philadelphia brought together over 650 choristers from 28 participating organizations to perform one of the Knight Foundation’s “Random Acts of Culture” at Macy’s in Center City Philadelphia. Accompanied by the Wanamaker Organ – the world’s largest pipe organ – the OCP Chorus and throngs of singers from the community infiltrated the store as shoppers, and burst into a pop-up rendition of the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s “Messiah” at 12 noon, to the delight of surprised shoppers. This event is one of 1,000 “Random Acts of Culture”

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