© 2021 WOSU Public Media
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
Classical 101

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performs for Audience of Plants

Well, folks, I have now, officially, seen it all. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra held a three-hour concert for an audience of...plants. 100 different varieties of plants were treated to a performance of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G minor to test the theory that music stimulates protein production in plants. Watch: QVC gardening expert Richard Jackson meet the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to test the idea that classical music can help plants to grow. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2mezHthquk Who said classical music concerts aren't "growth opportunities?" Read more: Royal Philharmonic plays to auditorium packed with PLANTS (Daily Mail)