"Silently mouthing the words, "wake him up, gotdammit!", the conductor twitched his head to signal the woman to awaken her stand partner."
"With a gentle tap on his nose with her bow tip, Peter opened his eyes. In a daze he rolled his head slowly toward the crowd. What a frightening sight they were. He panicked. "Oh shit!" he blurted out, then instantly recomposed himself. Hearing the mix of moans, chuckles and whispers from the audience, the conductor stood perfectly still, grimacing. He painfully waited for Peter's nod, then restarted the orchestra."
W 36" x H 24"
oil on canvas
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