Recent News

Here is some recent news coverage.

Feb. 28, 2019
McIntosh files bill to give Baltimore Symphony Orchestra $3.2M over two years, create study group on finances
In the Baltimore Sun

Feb. 25, 2019
City Council urges state legislators to increase funding for Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
In the Baltimore Sun

In the Baltimore Business Journal:
“American Visionary Art Museum founder vows to fight for Baltimore Symphony musicians”

On Feb. 15th, WYPR’s Midday with Tom Hall featured a discussion of the BSO’s current contract dispute.

Feb. 12, 2019
Here is a graph of salaries and sizes of the BSO vs. Peer Orchestras.

Jan. 16, 2019
In the Baltimore Sun
“BSO musicians’ contract extension expired late Tuesday”

Jan. 9, 2019
In the Baltimore Sun about our Basilica Brass Benefit Concert:
” At concert to rally BSO support, Martin O’Malley says, ‘Baltimore is a major league city’ ”

Jan. 9, 2019
In the Baltimore Post-Examiner
“Baltimore Symphony Orchestra pushing to cut musicians pay as it plays hardball with the union”

Jan. 16, 2019
In the Baltimore Fishbowl
“As contract expires, BSO management, musicians remain in stalemate over cuts”

Jan 16, 2019
In the Baltimore Business Journal
“Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians’ contract expires amid debate on major cuts”

Jan 16, 2019
In Baltimore Magazine
“BSO Musicians Face Uncertainty As Contracts Expire”

Here is some recent Opinion.

Mar. 2, 2019
Viewpoint: It may be too late to save the Preakness but not the BSO
In the Baltimore Business Journal

Mar. 2, 2019
Why the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Matters to Me.
On Facebook by a former Peabody Student

Feb. 28, 2019
A Celebration of the Baltimore Symphony Musicians with Maestro Leon Fleisher
In the Baltimore Post-Examiner

Jan. 14, 2019
How to ensure the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra stays a ‘major-league team’
In the Washington Post