Hallelujah Chorus flashmobs are back and spreading worldwide
It all started at Macy's in Philadelphia -- 650 people bursting into Handel's famed oratorio to the astonishment of shoppers. Now YouTube has scores of variations from Canada, Scotland, Ireland and all across America -- enjoyed by tens of millions.
Here’s a performance in a mall in Dublin, Ireland!
And here is a similar event in Ludington, Michigan!
Westfield, Derby, England!
And Cleveland, Ohio!
Kingston, Ontario, Canada!
Nashua, New Hampshire!
In Glasgow, Scotland!
And here is a spin-off that’s just a lot of fun – “silent monks” in a high school skit, performing the Hallelujah Chorus one more time: