Chilly Gonzales is currently touring through German concert halls and bringing to the stage what he has rightly been celebrated for for a long time: furious piano playing, a big pop show including legendary stage diving. In one of his central pieces he literally hits the drums: “Fuck Wagner” is a crossover of classical quotes, rap and political activism. And he has a specific concern: The Jewish Canadian is calling for the renaming of Richard-Wagner-Strasse in his adopted home of Cologne.

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