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Legal maneuvers multiply in Philadelphia Orchestra bankruptcy case

The Philadelphia Orchestra has come under assault in recent days by two parties whose legal maneuvers could threaten to liquidate its $140 million in endowments.

Legal maneuvers multiply in Philadelphia Orchestra bankruptcy case

The orchestra is in Bankruptcy Court saying it will seek to withdraw from the musicians´ pension plan. (Michael S. Wirtz / Staff Photographer)
The orchestra is in Bankruptcy Court saying it will seek to withdraw from the musicians' pension plan. (Michael S. Wirtz / Staff Photographer)

Latest on the Philadelphia Orchestra's bankruptcy case here.

Peter Dobrin 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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