While remaining tight-lipped about negotiations over a possible return to the Minnesota Orchestra, former Music Director Osmo Vanska has told the Washington Post a little about the showdown which led to his resignation. In an article published today in advance of Vanska’s appearance with the National Symphony Orchestra this weekend, Vanska reveals how he tried to bring management and Read more →
That orchestra officials would continue to say no is no surprise.
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While there’s been a lot of name-calling during the Minnesota Orchestra lockout, the latest skirmish is about Internet domain names. And depending on where you stand it’s either a story of skulduggery or simply preparing. A new pro-musicians group Save Our Symphony Minnesota says it took that name in part because when they went looking for a Read more →
A posting on the widely-read classical music blog Slipped Disc today claimed that locked-out musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra likely would vote today on a return-to-work proposal developed with the help of a mediator. The post also claimed that the musicians’ negotiating committee is calling for a unanimous rejection of the deal. Representatives of the musicians Read more →