A few years ago I was introduced to the flash mob concept with this 2010 performance of Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus. Apparently 53 million other viewers agrees that it is stirring performance.

A friend sent the following to my wife. It’s a flash mob performance of the famous tenor aria from Puccini’s TurandoT, ‘Nessun Dorma’.. I’m guessing the setting is Polish but you can correct me.

Tenor Leszkowi Świdzińskiemu is amazing. I have no idea how he sings that final sustained note at volume. This guy has air!

For comparison, here’s Luciano Pavarotti sing it:

And here,s Andrea Bocelli:


I started a blog in 2011 called The POOG, an acronym for "pissed off old guy". This is the current incarnation.


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