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9 April 2020, 16:20 | Updated: 10 April 2020, 09:39
As far as self-isolation performances go, this one is *alpacappella*...
We’ve seen some pretty peculiar clips from musicians during lockdown – but this Portland-based soprano has taken self-isolation singing to a whole new level.
But she’s not alone – as McCarthy performs the aria, a team of suspicious alpacas are seen watching on.
Nothing out of the ordinary, of course.
The woolly ensemble – the members of which go by Donatello, Grandma and Ginger – doesn’t seem too perturbed by the sound of their visitor.
In fact, one member of the herd appears to be enjoying Puccini so much that she interrupts the performance with an almighty alpaca solo (albeit a little pitchy).
Since her clip was shared on YouTube, it’s had nearly 6,000 views, inspiring McCarthy to perform with her other farmyard animals – including a rather disgruntled horse and chicken (see above).
With classical music to keep their spirits high, we’re sure they’re all having a field day...