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  • Johannes Brahms — scuffle disrupts his Second Symphony

Applaud with one hand.

Last Friday the Sun-Times reported that a fistfight broke out in an Orchestra Hall box during the Thursday night concert of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Playing catchup, the Tribune posted a short AP story at midday Saturday, followed a couple hours later with a brief “staff report” that leaned heavily on the AP, and followed that evening with a much richer piece by staffer Steve Padilla.