Watch this soprano gargling a Strauss aria with champagne instead of singing it

Soprano Lindsay Sutherland Beales has a novel interpretation when it comes to the famous laughing aria from Strauss’s Die Fledermaus.

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Unsurprisingly, it’s the brainchild of conductor Rainer Hersch, who has a history with this sort of thing. As a result, you'll notice some rather choice interpretations in the subtitles.

But then it’s all down to Sutherland Beales’ performance of ‘Mein Herr Marquis’ - once it gets to the second verse and the champers comes out, all bets are off.

Experience this unbridled joy:

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