Philadelphia Orchestra Bankruptcy

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Bankruptcy Judge Terminates Philadelphia Orchestra’s Current Pension Plan

A judge gave the Philadelphia Orchestra permission to terminate its single-employer pension plans. The orchestra said it would be, “difficult, if not impossible,” to reorganize the orchestra with the current plan in place.


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Philadelphia Orchestra And Musicians Reach Tentative Deal

In the midst of the Philadelphia Orchestra bankruptcy case, the musicians and management have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract.


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Musicians Reject Management’s Plan For Future Of Philadelphia Orchestra

Musicians in the Philadelphia Orchestra have rejected a strategic plan for the future, put out by management, saying that it would destroy the reputation of one of the world’s great orchestras.


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Philadelphia Orchestra Drums Up More Ticket Sales And Donations

In the midst of bankruptcy, The Philadelphia Orchestra says it stopped a four-year decline in ticket sales and received more than $3 million in gifts and pledges.


(Photos by Michelle Durham)

Mayor Nutter Helps Philadelphia Orchestra Pitch For Public Support

In a new initiative launched today to increase awareness and support of the Philadelphia Orchestra, orchestra officials are asking members of the public to “listen with your heart.”


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Bankruptcy Filing Causes Dischord Between Peter Nero, Orchestra

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s financial reorganization could leave the famed conductor playing solo.


Stigall Show Log 4.18.11

Chris sleeps through the new FAA air traffic controller mandates. He talks to Phil Levota and Jeff Roe in the Monday Morning Matchup about the debt ceiling and Donald Trump and asks Charlie Manuel about the Phillies win over the Marlins yesterday.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/18/2011

(A portion of the flyer handed out to audience members in the Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall on Thursday evening by members of the Philadelphia Orchestra.)

Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians Ask Management Not To Approve Bankruptcy Filing

The board of directors of the Philadelphia Orchestra could decide on Saturday whether to file for bankruptcy, and the musicians have been staging quiet protests against the possible move.