oregon symphony cancels second carnegie hall appearance due to budget concerns

The Oregon Symphony Association today announced that as part of a series of belt-tightening measures meant to ensure the continued viability of the organization, the planned trip to Carnegie Hall in May 2013 has been cancelled “with great regret”. In addition, upper level staff members were asked to take a 4% pay reduction, several programming changes have been made, and there is the possibility of some summer concerts if they meet criteria for being profitable to the association.

Read the complete press release below.

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2 Replies to “oregon symphony cancels second carnegie hall appearance due to budget concerns”

  1. WOOOOOOOOOOOOW! when i first read the headline, i thought it might be a tad too early for an april fool’s joke. alas, this is no laffing matter.

    it honestly appears that there is an epidemic within the U.S. orchestral world – big problems brewing in seattle right now, too!

    what to do, droogies, what to do???

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