The Olympics and Choral Music

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The Opening Ceremonies of the Olympics are often a great occasion to demonstrate fun and unique choral music. In celebration of the Opening Ceremonies of the XXII Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, here is a look at some of the great choral music from the Olympics!

Calgary Winter Olympics 1988 – Can You Feel It:

And check out this video from the CBC Digital Archives about the Calgary Winter Games!

 

Atlanta Summer Olympics 1996 – The Power of A Dream:

 

Sydney Summer Olympics 2000 – The Flame:

 

Torino Winter Olympics 2006 – Nabucco Va Pensiero:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5OfG5DABRM

 

London Summer Olympics 2012 – Caliban’s Dream:

 

Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 – Daft Punk – Get Lucky:

 

So, what are your favourite choral moments from Olympic Opening Ceremonies? Tell us in the comments below!

= Calgary Children's Choir

 


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