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A “Silent Night” version even the Grinch in you would love

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Daniel Esparza - published on 12/21/16

The Philharmonia Orchestra plays the Christmas classic by candlelight

What happens when you bring together the best eight cellists in the United Kingdom in a 12th-century church, light a few candles and make them play a classic Christmas song? Well, this video of the Philharmonia Orchestra playing “Silent Night” in the church of Saint Mary De Castro, in Leicester (“Castro” in Latin, simply means “castle”), gives you the perfect answer to the question.

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