04/27/2015 01:38 EDT | Updated 04/27/2015 01:59 EDT

Calgary Orchestra's 'O Fortuna' For The Flames Is As Stirring As The Original

Calgary is in a state of ecstasy after the Flames dispatched the Vancouver Canucks to reach the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Hockey fans spent much of Saturday night celebrating on 17th Avenue, better known as the "Red Mile," with cutouts of people such as coach Bob Hartley and team president Brian Burke, Yahoo! Puck Daddy reported.

The celebrations even reached into the Jack Singer Concert Hall, where the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir was performing Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana," which is famous for its epic opening movement, "O Fortuna."

The choir decided to have a little fun during an encore, altering the lyrics of "O Fortuna" to honour the team. And the audience was simply delighted.

Here are the lyrics, as shown on a board during the concert as members of the choir held Flames flags.

"O it's playoffs

Here in Calg'ry!

Let's bring home the Stanley Cup!

Jiri Hudler

Johnny Gaudreau

Sean Monahan take control.

Mikael Backlund

Sam Bennett and Joe Colborne are on a roll.

Dennis Wideman

Kris Russell and

Jonas Hiller in the goal.

Mason Raymond

Brandon Bollig

Josh Jooris fight for the puck.

Michael Ferland

Matt Stajan and

David Jones finish their checks.

Deryk Engelland

T.J. Brodie

Schlemko, Tyler Wotherspoon!

Coach Bob Hartley,

Like he's awe-some.

Jack Adams is coming soon.

Number one fans!

Filling the stands!

Proud to wear the 'Flaming C.'

Line the Red Mile!

We like your style.

Go C of Red yeah baby!

Goodbye Canucks!

Bring on the Ducks!

'Never quit' till victory!


Here in Calg'ry.

Let's bring home the Stanley Cup!"

This isn't the first time the Calgary Philharmonic Choir has had a bit of fun with "O Fortuna." Check out what happened when they asked Calgarians to send their best winter warm-up tweets and put the suggestions to music:

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