Atlanta Symphony Lockout Is Enforced Silence

September 25, 2014 9:45 PM

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Atlanta Symphony Lockout Is Enforced Silence

More than a year ago, the Minnesota Orchestra lockout, which would become the longest such anti-labor action in modern musical history, prompted many in the music world who weren't used to public comment to become involved. Community organizations and blogs were created and played a meaningful role in the dispute, its resolution, and the rebuilding process that continues in Minneapolis.

Because I took a modest part there, it seems important to take part in the discussion of the current Atlanta Symphony lockout. I have much more at stake personally in Atlanta: the Atlanta Symphony Music Director, Robert Spano, is also Music Director of the Aspen Music Festival and School, where I am...

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