Opera Hit’s America’s Got Talent!

Music is full of surprises. Who would have thought that three men could sing opera on America’s Got Talent, make it into the semi-finals, and have the YouTube video go viral?

Opera has not been big in the popular music culture here in the U.S. It’s expensive to go to the opera, and there’s almost no coverage of opera in the major newspapers, blogs, and television shows. But the past five days, this video has been watched 160,000 times: