Friday, January 21, 2011

VSO cuts worktime, salaries

Musicians of the Virginia Symphony have agreed to a new four-year contract that cuts two weeks from their annual worktime, reduces the orchestra's full-time roster from 54 to 48 and initially trims salaries. The Hampton Roads-based orchestra is carrying a debt of $1.8 million, Teresa Annas reports in The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk):