Classical's Unique Relationship with the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is the most watched single sporting event on television in the U.S. With that, any commercial aired during the TV breaks will get an unprecedented amount of exposure. That exposure will also cost an arm and a leg, to the tune of almost 4 million dollars per 30 seconds in 2013, but there is no bigger stage in commercial television advertising. Some of the biggest companies in the world shell out millions and then use some of the greatest symphonic works in the commercials! Here is a short list of some of our favorites over the years: