The North State Symphony regional orchestra was playing Stravinsky when they went from pianissimo to fortissimo. A woman in the audience was not ready. The North State Symphony in Northern California was playing a piece by Stravinsky called The Firebird when they went from pianissimo to fortissimo. At 0:20 into the video, you can hear a woman scream. She fell asleep at the concert and the louder fortissimo woke her up. Music Director, Scott Seaton and his orchestra got a good laugh out of the scream. You can see lots of smiles from all of the musicians in the video.
Stravinsky Firebird Scream Video Goes Viral
A video of the woman screaming has gone viral on YouTube. Her little orchestra nap will now be a part of the Internet forever in a clip called The Stravinsky Firebird Scream.