Synthesiser creates a fight at the opera

moog_synthesizer_small.jpgBy Marina Bradbury in Paris [Independent, 21 March 2006]
A daring new production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro has provoked outrage amongst Parisian opera-goers.
A synthesiser replaces the clavicord. A musician moves on to the stage dressed as a tramp, blowing into beer bottles and quietly singing.