Add a new one to the irate reactions triggered by incessant ringing of a cell phone, bringing one of the world’s great symphony orchestras to a dead stop in mid-performance.
In a disastrous meeting of an old classic and new technology Tuesday night, the New York Philharmonic was performing Gustav Mahler’s Ninth Symphony — a haunting piece some say the composer wrote as he faced his own death — when a cell phone started ringing in the audience.
turn your cellphone off!!!
update.. blame iPhone