Thursday, December 12, 2013

Which figure is harder to believe?

The parent entity of the Minnesota Orchestra, the Minnesota Orchestral Association, which locked out the orchestra’s musicians in October 2012 in a wage impasse that continues, reported spending $13 million in the 2013 fiscal year (ending Aug. 31). While presenting no concerts – the players stage their own as Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra – the MOA ran a $1.1 million deficit, reports Graydon Royce of The StarTribune of Minneapolis: