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The latest orchestra lockout: the situation in Atlanta

Oct 06, 2014 - Washington Post Blogs

When the Metropolitan Opera administration managed to negotiate a new contract with its union employees this summer without resorting to a threatened lockout, one might have hoped it was breaking what was becoming a sad and lengthy chain: the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Indianapolis Symphony, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and, of course, the Minnesota Orchestra. But Atlanta, alas, got right back on the bandwagon. On September 6, they locked their musicians out for the second time in two ye...