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on the brink in philadelphia


UPDATED 4/15/11

While last-minute talks between management and musicians are underway, the Philadelphia Orchestra edges closer to filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy. I find it inconceivable that one of the great orchestras of the world might soon go under – clearly there are some hard questions that must be asked about how the organization has been managed over the past two decades. Here’s a roundup of some recent news articles about the situation.