Opera Chic, who had to rush back to Milan to catch the Barenboim piano recital, couldn't stay in Salzburg to catch the newly-discovered Scarlatti Oratorio A Quattro Voci that closed the 2007 Pentecost Festival. But she hears that it was a triumph, such that a standing ovation -- even if the performance took place in church -- was in order.
And the audience -- in uber-Catholic Austria -- stood!
Now apparently Jesus is p*ssed, and all those sinners are going to haell! And it'll be Maestro Muti's, Scarlatti's, the Orchestra Cherubini's, and the soloists fault!