Vangelis, Chariots of Fire, played by London Symphony Orchestra and Rowan Atkinson
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Classical music at the Olympic Opening Ceremony 2012
12. Vangelis, Chariots of Fire, played by London Symphony Orchestra and Rowan Atkinson
Arranged by Classic FM's Howard Goodall, the rendition of Chariots Of Fire prompted worldwide laughter during its performance. Played by the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle and comically sent up by Rowan Atkinson's Mr Bean, Vangelis's soundtrack to the film of the same name will possibly never be seen in the same light again!