(Minnesota) Orchestra Lockout continues: now with more obnoxiousness

Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway – Orchestra Lockout continues: now with more obnoxiousness.

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What the Philadelphia Orchestra needs to survive – and thrive

Detailed analysis of the problems of The Philadelphia Orchestra, and some ways forward by Peter Dobrin, culture writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer. Worth a read.

Article on problems across the US in orchestras

Pithy and very good analysis from Philadelphia Inquirer culture writer Peter Dobrin about what’s going on with American orchestras and why, from Philadelphia to Indianapolis to Minnesota and Chicago. Written in the middle of Chicago Symphony Orchestra‘s 64-hour strike.