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HELL PHONE

I trust this sorry episode will be edited out of the eventual New York Philharmonic broadcast (we carry the series on Monday nights), but had you had the misfortune to be in the audience a few nights ago, you would have witnessed Mahler's Ninth Symphony being brought to an absolute halt by a ringing cell phone. Conductor Alan Gilbert stopped the orchestra and had to stare down the offender. Here's a good account of the fiasco.

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James Reel's cranky consideration of the fine arts and public radio in Tucson and beyond.