Ballantine's presents a skateboarding opera

  • PopPress
  • December 10, 2013
  • StopPress Team
Ballantine's presents a skateboarding opera

Filmed at the stunning venue of Teatro Avenida in Buenos Aires, this ad for Ballantine’s whiskey brings together the discrete worlds of opera and skateboarding to glorious effect.

While the advert could easily serve to promote the theatre, opera in general or the idea that there are limitless ways to create art, it’s still unclear how skateboarding in a theatre relates to whiskey in any way.

However, this isn’t the first time that skateboarding and classical music have been united in a video. In this 2011 clip, a classical score sets the mood for a story that tells of the difficult relationship that ants share with skateboarders.  

This is a community discussion forum. Comment is free but please respect our rules:

  1. Don’t be abusive or use sweary type words
  2. Don’t break the law: libel, slander and defamatory comments are forbidden
  3. Don’t resort to name-calling, mean-spiritedness, or slagging off
  4. Don’t pretend to be someone else.

If we find you doing these things, your comments will be edited without recourse and you may be asked to go away and reconsider your actions.
We respect the right to free speech and anonymous comments. Don’t abuse the privilege.

Are you in the top 1 percent?

  • PopPress
  • April 26, 2017
Are you in the top 1 percent?

We've all seen those glitzy Forbes rich lists teeming with the world's millionaires and billionaires, but what about when it comes to regular people? How does your income stack up against the rest of the world? Global Rich List puts things in a bit of humbling perspective.

Read more
Next page
Results for
Topics
Jobs
About

StopPress provides essential industry news and intelligence, updated daily. And the digital newsletter delivers the latest news to your inbox twice a week — for free!

©2009–2015 Tangible Media. All rights reserved.
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy policy.

Advertise

Contact Vernene Medcalf at +64 21 628 200 to advertise in StopPress.

View Media Kit