orchestral labor situation escalates

Rumor has it that management in Minnesota has elected to lock out the musicians. I have not seen any confirmation of that, so I’ll leave it in the “things heard” category until I know more.

cso musicians respond

The CSO musicians issued a press release earlier today:

CSO on strike

The Chicago Symphony walked out of negotiations and set up a picket line just a few hours one hour before the start of a subscription series concert Saturday night.