Detroit Symphony Musicians on Strike
Against The Current vol. 150

Feeley, Dianne
Date Written:  2011-01-01
Publisher:  Against The Current
Year Published:  2011
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX13733

The musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra have been on strike since October 4, 2010. Thirty-five concerts have been cancelled, while the musicians have organized nine magnificent performances with guest conductors in various churches and synagogues in the area. They charged $20 admission and got their friends to volunteer to be ushers and ticket sellers. At a concert of 1100 I attended in a Grosse Pointe Woods church, parishioners seated on either side of me were attending their first symphonic concert.

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