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New video: In-flight music – with a real live orchestra

When the flight carrying players from The Philadelphia Orchestra was grounded for three hours for a flight from Beijing to Macao, four musicians offered the other passengers a movement from a Dvorak quartet. A phone, needless to say, went off in the middle.

Pretty good playing, though, in cramped circumstances.

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  1. Emil Archambault says:

    Good thing the cello was allowed on board!

  2. Damn good playing, and nice how it resonated with their audience.

  3. Marguerite Foxon says:

    How many times have I been delayed on planes and no-one has ever done anything creative!! How fabulous!

  4. Is anyone actually listening or enjoying it though, or all they all too busy filming it on their devices?

  5. Their colleagues from Amsterdam Sinfonietta did it before:

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