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Press Statement July 17, 2019

Baltimore Symphony Musicians July 17, 2019  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BSO Management Again Refuses to Budge No progress was made at today’s negotiation. BSO Management has not changed its position. The musicians’ proposal remains that management should end the lockout and restore the status quo contract while the working group created by…

Letter from St. Louis Symphony Musicians

July 4, 2019 Baltimore Symphony CEO and President Peter Kjome has cited the St. Louis Symphony as an example of US symphony orchestras that have found success by cutting their seasons. Yes, the St. Louis Symphony has endured cuts. But if our orchestra has maintained artistic stature and relevance, it…

Detroit Symphony Musicians React

The Musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, in solidarity with our Baltimore colleagues, have sent $10,000 to contribute to their cause. It has been suggested by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra CEO Peter Kjome that several orchestras, including the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, have stabilized their financial situations by making cuts to the…

BSO Management Refuses to Budge

Press Statement 6-21-2019 Baltimore Symphony Musicians June 21, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BSO Management Refuses to Budge Draconian 20% Salary Cuts Still Demanded BSO management refused to budge at today’s bargaining session. They insisted on their lockout and not providing us with health care. Not only that, we learned that…

Press Release June 18, 2019

Press Statement 6-18-2019 Baltimore Symphony Musicians June 18, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE How Did the Baltimore Symphony Musicians find themselves in a Lock-out? On Day Two of the lockout of the Baltimore Symphony Musicians, we want to review how the contract negotiations brought us to this point. After the Musicians…

BSO Management Locks out Musicians

Press Statement 6-17-2019 Baltimore Symphony Musicians June 17, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BSO Management Locks out Musicians, cutting off their Salaries and Health Care As of 12:01 a.m., June 17, 2019, the management of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra locked out its musicians. Management stated that they are out of cash…

An Independence Day Extravaganza

Baltimore Symphony Musicians save the annual Independence Day concert and fireworks at Oregon Ridge Park! We have partnered with Baltimore County to present this long-time tradition. The concert will take place on Wednesday, July 3 from 8 to 10 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. Lutherville Music School performs from 6…

BSO Musicians Press Statement 5-31-2019

Press Statement 5-31-2019 Baltimore Symphony Musicians May 31, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BSO Musicians’ Statement on Summer Season Cancellation Baltimore Symphony Orchestra management abruptly cancelled the 2019 summer season yesterday without consulting the BSO musicians and will not pay the musicians past June 16, 2019. This decision defies the good…
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