2012-01-12 / World
Ringtone halts N.Y. Philharmonic
NEW YORK (AP) — It’s the dreaded sound at any live performance — a ringing cellphone. That’s what happened Tuesday night at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall during the final movement of Gustav Mahler’s Ninth Symphony by the New York Philharmonic. Maestro Alan Gilbert was forced to stop the orchestra until the phone was silenced.