Just in case you needed another reason to remember why we shouldn’t let early thinking on COVID-19 topics be the final word when it comes to planning future activity, Barron’s published an article about experiments commissioned by the Vienna Philharmonic that indicate orchestra musicians “faced no added risk of transmitting the novel coronavirus when performing.”
While this shouldn’t be the final word on how orchestra navigate the waters of safely returning to live performances, it’s decidedly a positive step in the good direction.
Speaking of staying up on trends, if you haven’t taken the time to record your response for our weekly employment status polls, which track both orchestra administrators and musicians, now is the perfect time. Thank you for encouraging your friends and colleagues to do the same.
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