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SURPRISE OPERA PERFORMANCES – Bravo! Encore! More please!

‘Barman’ at Cafe Iruna, Pamplona Spain.

During our visit to the opera at Soestdijk Palace, where the performance took place on (and often in) the lake, discussion turned to staging shows in unusual venues.

There are a couple of wonderful videos of impromptu opera performances on YouTube. Thanks, Duncan, for directing me to this one in Cafe Iruna in Pamplona, Spain. I feel particularly warm towards it, having enjoyed a good meal here in May.

I’m not the first to discover the YouTube clip – five million people have already watched it, and so should everybody else. Continue reading


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