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Title Flashmob : the Opera / by Rachel Nicholls, et al
Published London, U.K. : British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC), 2004

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Description 1 online resource (59 min.)
Series Classical music in video
Summary A contemporary take on the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, with music from Madam Butterfly, Don Giovanni and La Traviata, performed at one of London's train stations with the help of a flashmob. An engaged couple, Mike (sung by tenor Nicholas Ransley) and Sally (soprano Rachel Nicholls), come unstuck over Mike's obsession with football. The station forms the backdrop to the action as Sally decides whether or not to run away with a handsome stranger (baritone Rodney Clarke) or stay with Mike. Taking place live in a mainline London train station, this opera features the BBC Concert Orchestra and a 'flashmob' chorus consisting of members of the public called together by text messages sent earlier in the day
Notes For Soli, Chorus, and Symphony orchestra
Title from resource description page (viewed Apr. 6, 2012)
Event Recorded at Paddington Station, London, England
Notes In English
Genre/Form Filmed performances.
Nonfiction films.
Nonfiction films.
Filmed performances.
Form Streaming video
Author Nicholls, Rachel, performer.
Ransley, Nicholas, performer.
Whitaker, Frances, producer.
BBC Concert Orchestra, performer.
Croydon-SDA Gospel Choir, performer.
Great Britain. Metropolitan Police Male Voice Choir, performer.
BBC Concert Orchestra, performer