Music May 12, 2012
VIDEO OF THE DAY: Copenhagen Philharmonic Flash Mob

Commuting may not be your favourite part of the day. But as this video proves, taking the train to work in Copenhagen can sometimes be wonderful - at least when the Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra unexpectedly appears and performs Edvard Grieg's 'Peer Gynt' live on the train.

This isn't the first time the Copenhagen Philharmonic has performed as a flash mob. They performed Ravel's 'Bolero' in a Danish train station last year. This time around, however, the audio is a little cleaner - the director says they captured the crystal-clear sound with "three cameramounted mics, two microports glued to the ceiling and one stereo mic." Flash mobs have certainly come along way since one of the first successful, Supermarket Flashmob from 2007. Check out the performance below:


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