He missed out on the Berlin Phil – and that hurts.
But Bayreuth may have compensated Thielemann with a new title.
Here’s what has gone up in the parking lot.
‘Reserviert für Musikdirektor C. Thielemann’
Until now, apparently, the parking spots were just marked with ‘Dirigenten’ and ‘Festspielleitung’. Now, it has been personalised and dignified with a title.