Originally, I planned on putting something up today about the new iTunes deal constructed by the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra but things became busy and I have to put that off until the beginning of next week. So instead of putting up an article today I’m going to point everyone to some news stories which have slipped through the cracks…
In Pittsburgh, the clash between the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre board and the ballet musicians is still in full swing: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/05280/584354.stm
Then there’s the small spree of nonprofit white collar crime within orchestras: http://arkansasbusiness.com/news/headline_article.asp?aid=41960
Finally, there’s the tri of orchestras which have recently implemented some deep cuts in their artistic expenditures via the collective bargaining agreement:
New Jersey: http://www.nj.com/search/index.ssf?/base/entertainment-0/1127797171116080.xml?starledger?emu&coll=1
Those two issues should keep you thinking over the weekend. On Monday, I’ll be posting two articles about the new Milwaukee Symphony iTunes deal, one here and another at The Partial Observer. Stay tuned….