Costs threaten Bergen orchestra
Costs threaten Bergen orchestraViews and News from NorwayThe Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra (Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester, BFO) revealed on Tuesday its pension costs are NOK 60 million (USD 10 million) higher than estimated, and it needs to dramatically reduce its activities.
Neville Marriner: 'My wife has told me to keep June free'
'When you're geriatric," says Neville Marriner with an amiable laugh, "everybody wants to be there when you collapse." His wife, Molly, joins in the laughter as we take tea in the couple's flat in Kensington, London, but at least one of us is feeling a little uneasy about this turn in the conversation.
The Minnesota Orchestra’s main fundraising gala, September’s Symphony Ball, has been canceled.
The co-chairs of the event resigned last week, saying in a letter to board chair Gordon Sprenger that the current climate at the orchestra did not lend itself to celebration.