Inappropriate Applause in Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony

After my earlier article about Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony and its innovative ending, a recent post on reinforces the point that this symphony has an enduring capacity to surprise: Classical Music: Applause applause
I don’t want to belabor the subject of inappropriate applause at concerts (see my review of Saturday’s Oregon Symphony performance of Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony), but several people have written to bemoan listeners who are too quick to applaud. I’ve also heard from music director Carlos Kalmar.

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