Every seat was filled in front of the bandshell, on the edge of Lake Harriet. Then, the crowd filled in the grass for rows and rows beyond the seats.
It appears the end to the ongoing dispute between the Minnesota Orchestra musicians and its management is not over yet. Thursday, the musicians rejected the latest offer from the orchestra management.
As the Minnesota Orchestra musicians lockout continues, the musicians are demanding to see updated financial reports, budgets and forecasts. On Tuesday, orchestra administrators said a financial review proves they’ve been financially responsible. But the musicians said it wasn’t a thorough enough analysis.
The management of the Minnesota Orchestra says a new deal in the works that would bring musicians back ending a nearly year-long lockout, but musicians say it was submitted outside of mediation.
Minnesotans from all over are encouraged to attend a community forum on Tuesday discussing the Minnesota Orchestra’s future. The forum, organized by Orchestrate Excellence, is planned for 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis.
The locked-out Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra have announced another free community concert at the Lake Harriet Bandshell.
The Minnesota Orchestra says it will return nearly $1 million to the state arts board as its lockout of musicians continues.
It’s official: The rest of the Minnesota Orchestra season has been canceled.
It’s official. The rest of the Minnesota Orchestra season has been canceled. But the musicians could still play again this year.
The Minnesota Orchestra and the Musicians’ Union, who have been at a stalemate for months, have agreed on firms to conduct an independent review of the organization’s finances.
As the Minnesota Orchestra’s lockout continues into its fifth month, Minneapolis officials are grappling with the economic impact of lots of lost revenue.
Minnesota lawmakers are taking a closer look at the labor dispute that has locked out the Minnesota Orchestra for 5 months now.
Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra may be locked out, but that’s not stopping them from celebrating the orchestra’s Grammy nomination.
Understanding each other’s perspectives and looking for commonality when there are differences is what conflict resolution is all about.
The Twin Cities’ two major orchestras meet with their locked-out musicians this week in an attempt to end lingering labor disputes.