Midweek Madness salutes orchestra that performs for random conductors

By Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun

12:09 PM EDT, September 25, 2013


Well, something had to come along after all those cute videos of classical flash mobs. Maybe this project of Carnegie Hall and Ensemble ACJW will inspire the next craze -- an orchestra setting up on the street in front of a music stand with the words "Conduct Us" on it. 

Midweek Madness could not resist this clip of what happened when passersby in Manhattan took the bait.