The board of the Minnesota Orchestra met Friday for three hours without taking public action on the futures of president and CEO Michael Henson and former Music Director Osmo Vanska. Read more →
Former Minnesota Orchestra conductor and Artistic Director Osmo Vanska says it’s time for President Michael Henson to step down. Vanska kept quiet for much of the Minnesota Orchestra’s lockout, but perhaps recent calls for his return have emboldened the soft-spoken Finn. In a conversation Saturday with Brian Newhouse, managing director of Classical Minnesota Public Radio, Read more →
A group of 10 state legislators today called for the resignation of Minnesota Orchestra President and CEO Michael Henson and two members of the orchestra’s board of directors on the grounds that they have poorly led the orchestra. In a letter sent to members of the Board of the Minnesota Orchestral Association released late this Read more →
With a management deadline for a deal set for Sunday, representatives of the warring sides in the Minnesota Orchestra dispute sat down to talk in the MPR studios today about finances, philosophy and trust. However, early in a tense 45-minute Daily Circuit debate between Minnesota Orchestra President and CEO Michael Henson and musicians negotiating committee Read more →
That orchestra officials would continue to say no is no surprise.
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