There were demonstrations outside the concert of the St Petersburg Philharmonic and one peaceful protestor during the concert, drawing attention to Russia’s anti-gay laws and general aggression. The performance, conducted by Yuri Temirkanov on March 3 at Davies Hall in San Francisco was briefly delayed by a young pro-Pussy Riot feminist in a brightly colored balaclava, waving a rainbow flag.
Report here. Video below.
photo: Bill Wilson of Gays Without Borders.