Breaking: Gergiev dumps Vienna PhilharmonicNews
The VPO has just announced: ‘Unfortunately, Maestro Valery Gergiev had to cancel his participation in tonight’s concert with us scheduled for Friday, February 18, 2022, at the Wiener Konzerthaus due to health reasons.’
Take that with a couple of pinches of salt.
1 Gergiev is never ill.
2 War clouds are gathering.
The VPO should be checking cancellation insuraince on their upcoming Carnegie Hall trip with the Putin puppet.
His replacement tonight in Vienna will be Franz Welser-Möst.