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21 Mar 2006

Synthesiser creates a fight at the opera

moog_synthesizer_small.jpgBy Marina Bradbury in Paris [Independent, 21 March 2006]

A daring new production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro has provoked outrage amongst Parisian opera-goers.

A synthesiser replaces the clavicord. A musician moves on to the stage dressed as a tramp, blowing into beer bottles and quietly singing.

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