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Classical musician and TV Presenter Myleene Klass performs for arriving passengers at Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 25, 2012. See PA story OLYMPICS Klass. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Norfolk performer Myleene Klass helped visitors get into the Olympic spirit by playing the Chariots of Fire theme to Heathrow airport arrivals.
The TV presenter from Gorleston, who is also a classically-trained musician, played as passengers came through Terminal 5 yesterday.
Many overseas visitors of the 100,000-plus passengers who passed through were heading to London 2012.
Myleene played a special arrangement of the Vangelis tune which was written for the soundtrack to the Oscar-winning film about British sprinters preparing for, and competing in, the 1924 Olympics in Paris.
The Royal Academy of Music-trained performer said: “It’s the first time I’ve played in an airport and I’m sure it will create a lasting memory both for me and Heathrow’s passengers as we all look forward to the start of the Games.”