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A Bad Week For Orchestras – Philadelphia, Pittsburgh Orchestras Out On Strike

“There’s no happy ending in sight for any of these situations. One can only hope that everyone has learned from the bitterness of other recent disputes to try to minimize the collateral damage and work hard for a swift resolution. Philadelphia and Pittsburgh are two of the country’s leading orchestras, and while they are out, […]
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