At a concert in Gothenburg Concert Hall on October 23, 2013, Christian Zacharias stopped playing in the middle of Haydn's Piano Concerto, after a phone went off in the audience.
This summer in NY, residents will have a chance to contribute to a publicly available exhibit in the Park Avenue Tunnel. Dreamt up by Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, the installment uses lights and user created looped sounds to illuminate and serenade the full length of the tunnel. Passers-by can stop at a recording location in the middle of the tunnel to contribute her or his voice, which enters into a loop of about 90 other recordings while older recordings are phased out.
Star Wars Kinect comes out today! In a move that's sure to further
desecrate rekindle your love of the franchise, the game lets you play as Star Wars characters clubbing to music that wouldn't sound out of place on an R. Kelly album. Let's hope they let R2D2 dance to dubstep!