Saturday, July 4, 2015

Cleveland Orchestra Strike, Day Two

No settlement was reported yesterday after mediation in the Cleveland Orchestra musicians' strike. The orchestra has now canceled concerts and master classes at Indiana University, and its upcoming concerts in Miami are in doubt.

Cleveland Orchestra Strike, Day Two

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No settlement was reported yesterday after mediation in the Cleveland Orchestra musicians' strike. The orchestra has now canceled concerts and master classes at Indiana University, and its upcoming concerts in Miami are in doubt.

Whether you blame management or musicians for the dispute, it's easy to think that the no-shows in Miami and Bloomington are damaging to the orchestra, which sees its best hopes for new support coming from outside of Cleveland.

Inquirer Classical Music Critic
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Peter Dobrin is a classical music critic and culture writer for The Inquirer. Since 1989, he has written music reviews, features, news and commentary for the paper, covering such topics as the Philadelphia Museum of Art at the Venice Biennale, expansion of the Curtis Institute of Music, the Philadelphia Orchestra's bankruptcy declaration in 2011, Philadelphia's evolving performing arts center and the general health of arts and culture.

Dobrin was a French horn player. He earned an undergraduate degree in performance from the University of Miami, and received a master's degree in music criticism from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, where he studied with Elliott Galkin. He has no time to practice today.

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