When over 2100 people suddenly start singing and playing ‘Happy Birthday’ to you by surprise, while actually expecting Strauss’ Radetzky Marsch! It happened to our (now 29-years old) future chief conductor Lahav Shani during the New Year’s Concert! Congratulations Lahav.
Here’s the conductor’s face when he realised they weren’t playing Strauss:
This is what happened when everyone in the audience decided to join in:
It seems Lahav was pretty pleased with the surprise...