Opera lovers fight in the stalls over wife’s coat

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A  hedge fund lawyer fought with another classical music lover during a show at the Royal Opera House because he moved a coat from a seat, a court heard. Matthew Feargrieve, 42, repeatedly punched Ulrich Engler on the shoulder in the performance of Wagner’s Siegfried at the world famous Covent Garden venue is 7 October last year, it is claimed. The dispute began because Mr Engler grabbed a coat belonging to Feargrieve’s wife from an empty seat and threw it…

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