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Гармония в «Большой двадцатке» без Трампа

МЕДЕЛЬИН – «O Freunde, nicht diese Töne!»О, друзья, не эти звуки!»), – продекламировал баритон во время захватывающего исполнения Девятой симфонии Бетховена для лидеров стран «Большой двадцатки» (G20) вечером минувшей пятницы в Гамбурге. Эта волнующая душу фраза, первая строчка «Оды к радости» – бетховенского призыва к вселенскому братству, стала идеальным посланием мировым лидерам, сидевшим в концертном зале на балконе. Председатель G20, канцлер Германии Ангела Меркель, действительно сумела выдающимся образом продемонстрировать бетховенский дух.

Это был первый саммит G20 с участием Дональда Трампа в качестве президента США. Разнобой в звуках саммита, нашедший отклик в ураганных частях этой симфонии Бетховена, создавали исключительно США. Трампа не волнуют призывы к братской любви. Его стихия – этнические и религиозные разногласия, враждебность к соседям (на саммите он снова заявил, что США построят стену на границе с Мексикой, и что Мексика за неё заплатит), а также манихейские представления о западной цивилизации, которая находится под угрозой уничтожения от рук радикального ислама, а совсем не на вершине невообразимого богатства и технологического успеха.

Оркестром во время этого потрясающего концерта управлял дирижёр, но подлинным маэстро вечера была Меркель. Какой гениальный ход – пригласить лидеров G20 в новый, эффектный концертный зал «Эльбфилармони» в Гамбурге, который уже сам по себе является триумфом архитектурный мечты, чтобы вдохновить их возможно величайшим в мировой культуре музыкальным произведением и его идеей мировой гармонии.

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