WATCH: Dog with No Musical Talent Interrupts Orchestra Performance, Gets Applause Anyways
We don't know if the Vienna Chamber Orchestra had a mascot before, but it certainly has one now
Who says you need to master an instrument to be part of an acclaimed orchestra? This dog doesn’t know how to play squat — he just showed up.
Of course, the rules are different for dogs.
On June 20, a canine with an ear for classical music decided to saunter into a performance of Mendelssohn’s ‘Italian’ Symphony No. 4 by the Vienna Chamber Orchestra at Turkey’s International İzmir Festival, reports Classical FM.
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The dog took the best seat in the house, settling down right beside one of the orchestra’s violinists, a move that elicited laughter and applause from the audience. Somehow, showing praise-worthy personal restraint, the group played on, resisting the temptation to pet the adorable intruder.
We don’t know if the Vienna Chamber Orchestra had a mascot before, but they certainly have one now.