Tuesday night’s New York Philharmonic performance of the Mahler Ninth was stopped dead by an unusual instrument–the iPhone. the offending phone owner was in the front rows of Avery Fisher Hall when his phone went off, just 13 bars before the last page of the score. In other words, in the final moments of a 25-minute movement, that ends a 90-minute symphony. It gets better….Read full story….

By Stephen Krauchick

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