He’s at the Syndey Opera House if you need to reach him.
Daniel Barenboim, from his seat by a rehearsal piano in the Sydney Opera House, reaches out to grab my phone.
His movement is fast but unrushed. He asks permission to hold it above the floor. “Silence is like the law of gravity,” he begins, “in order to produce sound, you have to keep giving it energy.”
Then he drops the phone. It makes a thud as it lands on the floor. “Every note that you don’t sustain falls into silence. It’s dead,” he says…
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