A friend just sent me this link (thanks, Hermann!)

Som Sabadell flashmob

Beautiful… Switch to full screen, turn up the volume, give it 6 minutes. ‘Tis not the kind of music I usually listen to or would play myself, but the entire scene brought tears to my eyes.

Ode to Joy, from Beethoven’s 9th. The performance scene was arranged, orchestra plus audience, to celebrate in Sabadell, a small town near Barcelona.

PS: Yes, I know about the cognitive dissonance in the accompanying image below…