Radio Orchestra Surprises Cologne Shoppers with Star Wars Flashmob

WDR Orchestra - Star Wars flashmob

On October 1st, members of the WDR Orchestra surprised people in Cologne’s Wallrafplatz, one of the most popular shopping areas in Germany, with a surprise performance of John Williams’ main title theme from Star Wars.

The WDR Orchestra was created in 1947 following WWII by authorities of the Allied occupation as the orchestra of Nordwestdeutschen Rundfunk (NWDR; Northwest German Radio), and is well-known for it’s performances of Operettas and Jazz, Rock and Pop, film and even video game music..

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