Paris musicians refuse to wear concert uniformmain
Members of the Orchestre de Paris refused to wear concert gear last night ‘in solidarity with striking members of the company’.
Their stance was announced by microphone to the audience ahead of the concert, cnducted by Herbert Blomstedt.
Mr Blomstedt, 92, was appropriately attired, as ever.
The OdP performed Mozart K488 with Bertrand Chamayou as soloist, followed by Bruckner’s 4th symphony.