Buy Your Ticket but Hold the Applause

by Suzanne Calvin

Keep your hands to yourselves -- if only for a moment. That’s the opening salvo of Classical Music Critic Scott Cantrell’s piece published in today’s edition of “The Dallas Morning News,” on the new production of Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde” opening tomorrow night (Thursday) at an uncharacteristically early hour: 7:00 PM, and the code of audience conduct he hopes will prevail.  

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(Photo of Clifton Forbis as Tristan by Karen Almond, Dallas Opera)

Suzanne Calvin, Manager/Director Media & PR

One Response to Buy Your Ticket but Hold the Applause

ToscasKiss says: February 23, 2012 at 12:31 am

Too bad the audience didn’t take Mr. Cantrell’s advice tonight (Wednesday, Feb. 22); sure enough, as soon as the set started moving and the curtain descending (or does it come together?), applause erupted, even though the orchestra was still playing. It hurt a little.