Top 10 Places You’ve Heard Carmina Burana

Apr 11 2018 | Posted in Newsletter

Carl Orff’s original music ‘Carmina Burana’ is popular within the classical music community, as well as with the general public, since this powerful score has been used regularly in pop culture. From video games to reality television to flash mobs to Disney, we have pulled ten of our favourite uses of ‘Carmina Burana’ in popular culture.

Here are the top 10 places that you may have heard ‘Carmina Burana’:
1. Excalibur (Film - 1981 - watch the clip here)
2. Glee (Television show - watch the clip here)
3. Cheaper by the Dozen (Film - 2003 - watch the clip here)
4. The X Factor (Television Series - watch the clip here)
5. Domino’s (Super Bowl XLIX Commercial - watch the commercial here)
6. Flash Mob (watch the clip here)
7. G-Force (Disney movie - watch the clip here)
8. Carlton Beer Draught (Commercial - watch the commercial here)
9. Britain’s Got Talent (Television Series - watch the clip here)
10. Gatorade (Commercial - watch the clip here)

Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet presents ‘Carmina Burana’ with ‘Serenade’ and ‘For Bye And About’ May 2-6, 2018 at the Centennial Concert Hall.