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Pittsburgh Symphony Management Makes, Then Disavows, Threat To Hire Replacements For Striking Musicians

“The management of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has told its musicians that it ‘has an obligation to keep Heinz Hall open’ and may ‘hire replacement workers, either on a temporary or permanent basis, as will be determined by the business necessity we face.’ But COO Christian Schörnich, who sent the letter to the orchestra players […]
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