There were couples on dates and families with dewy-skinned children, and the entire night was tinged with the Disney movie-magic brand of nostalgia. It’s safe to think that maybe everyone in the audience had seen “The Little Mermaid” in the plush comfort of an at-home sofa or at a backyard lawn screening. When the symphony opened with the Disney theme song and the iconic castle appeared on screen, everything was maximally romantic. Again, the audience erupted into applause.
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