If you've never been to a classical concert before, you might be worried about not knowing what to do or when to clap. Help is at hand!
Research says that many people are put off coming to classical music concerts because they don’t know the rules. While there are many initiatives which have tried to relax those rules (for example, the OAE’s award-winning Night Shift series) it's good to know what to do.
Here is our Director of Music Gillian Moore's take on the rules for classical music concerts. You may find they are not as intimidating as you think: