A Loud Call For Cheering at Classical Concerts

3:00 pm
Sat June 16, 2012

A Loud Call For Cheering at Classical Concerts

Lead in text: 
Take a look at this interesting article about concert hall etiquette.
It is a grim vision of the classical music concert: a sea of hollow-eyed faces in the dark, shushing the slightest peep during boring evenings stifled by ritual. The antidote? Audience members should be able to laugh, to clap in midperformance and to whoop with joy, if so moved.