A conductor of world reputation slipped on a snowy road and fell over
World-renowned British conductor Danniel Harding slipped on a frozen path and broke his right ankle in Sapporo on Tuesday, December 11.
He was in Japan for a tour of the Orchestre de Paris.
In spite of the injury, he appeared on the stage in a wheelchair at Sapporo Concert Hall Kitara in the city.
Seated in a chair, he conducted the French orchestra playing Beethoven’s Violin Concerto and other works.
The audience applauded loudly.