BUENOS AIRES 〓 Barenboim interrupted the performance for bad manners


Daniel Barenboim led the Berlin State Opera and started a musical tour in his native Argentina from the 11th. Perform Wagner “Tristan and Isolde” at the leading opera house in South America “Teatro Colon”, during which a concert of Staatskapelle Berlin (= Berlin State Opera Orchestra) will be held at the CCK(Centro Cultural Kirchner). Barenboim was born in Buenos Aires in 1942 and moved to Israel in 1952. Barenboim has played many times in the past in Buenos Aires, but it is the first time to command with “Teatro Colon”. “Tristan and Isolde” to be performed is a production produced by Harry Kupfer, premiered in 2000. Singers such as Peter Seiffert, Anja Kampe, Iréne Theorin, Angela Denoke, Boaz Daniel are on tour and the tour starts on the 11th and ends with the 22nd performance.

On that tour, on Staatskapelle Berlin ‘s concert held on the night of the 17th, Barenboim could not put up with the bad manners of the audience, causing an “incident” that interrupted the performance. It was supposed to play No. 1 and No. 2 on the first day of Brahms’ symphony cycle this evening. However, the audience gathering was bad, the opening at 8 o’clock started with a delay of 20 minutes. Moreover, as the applause and “Bravo” flew at the end of the first movement, Barenboim asked the audience to listen to the end before entering the second movement. After that, the flash was burned at the seat behind the orchestra, Barenboim went to the front of the audience seat, and talked to the audience that “the light hurt the eyes and shooting is not permitted”, ” If you had it, you can not applaud the orchestra? “He said that he resumed playing after paying attention.

Photo:ESPECTÁCULOS / Federico Kapum

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