Sue Frause is an American writer and photographer. She's had a major crush on Canada ever since she visited British Columbia as a young girl. Even if your heart doesn't pitter patter over all things Canadian, read on. You'll find photos, travel tips, road notes and the latest news and thoughts about our friends north of the 49th parallel. Cool idea, eh?
Saturday, December 19, 2009
Vancouver Symphony says NO to Olympics
Where there's an Olympics, there's controversy. And the latest involves the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, which refuses to have its pre-recorded music mimed by others during the Opening Ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Games.
I don't blame them. Who can forget how cheesy it was when we discovered that the young girl was lip-synching during the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing? Pretty tacky.
Read more about the symphony's defection in this CBC article: Vancouver Symphony says no to Olympic opening.
The 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games are Feb. 12-28, 2010.
UPDATE: VANOC (Vancouver's Olympic committee) has apologized to the Vancouver Symphony. Read the CBC News story here.
French horn player
Photo by Sue Frause
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