Friday, April 9, 2010

Unraveling in Charleston?

In the Charleston City Paper, Lindsay Koob lays out the back story of the abrupt announcement on March 28 that the financially troubled Charleston (SC) Symphony would call off the rest of its 2009-10 season:

The orchestra's musicians, who are receiving their last paychecks today (April 9), are challenging the cancellation as a violation of their contract, Ashley Fletcher Frampton reports in the Charleston Regional Business Journal:

The orchestra, marking its 75th anniversary next season (assuming it survives), currently has an interim executive director, no marketing director and a music director, David Stahl, on his way out.