San Francisco Symphony Musicians Threaten To Strike

Disgruntled musicians at the San Francisco Symphony, who have been performing without a contract for three months, say they're preparing to go on strike over wage and benefit disputes. But the Symphony says its violinists, cellists and other musicians are already among the highest paid in the nation. The Musicians' Negotiating Committee has been in contract negotiations for eight months with the Symphony’s management, according to the labor group.

  • French Pianist Lise De La Salle makes debut at Houston Symphony with Hans Graf
    In this country, Ms. de la Salle has played with the Boston Symphony, Chicago Symphony at the Ravinia Festival, San Francisco Symphony and three ... Graf is one of today’s most highly respected musicians. Appointed Music Director of the Houston Symphony ...
    02/5/2015 - 10:04 am | View Link
  • S.F. Opera musicians ratify new 4-year contract
    Across Grove Street at the San Francisco Symphony, meanwhile, members of the orchestra reached agreement on a short 26-month contract only after a monthlong strike that scuttled a tour of the East Coast. And in Georgia, the musicians of the Atlanta ...
    09/10/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Steve Hansen: Why go to San Francisco when world-class musicians perform right here in Lodi?
    Why go to San Francisco for great musical performances when you can ... The show began with a twist on the Beatles’ hit — “Here Comes the ‘Son.’” Some of the talented musicians included soloist Leslie Loomis, who has one of the most beautiful ...
    04/21/2014 - 9:47 pm | View Link
  • Beaver Valley musicians to be inducted into hall of fame
    vice president of Beaver Valley Musicians Union Local 82-545, at (724) 728-3190. This year's inductees: * Deborah Henry, originally from Monaca, assistant principal oboe in the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, who contributed to the Charlie Brown/"Peanuts ...
    04/24/2013 - 9:17 pm | View Link
  • San Francisco Symphony Protests At City Hall As Musicians Threaten Strike (VIDEO, UPDATED)
    Update: As of Wednesday morning, over 100 musicians of the San Francisco Symphony have officially announced they are on strike, citing "management’s stalling negotiations and lack of transparency about the symphony’s finances." "Management continues to ...
    03/11/2013 - 11:53 pm | View Link
  • More
  • San Francisco Opera
    Grand Opera Cinema Series. Watch San Francisco Opera productions in HD at your local movie theaters. Learn More
    04/21/2015 - 7:19 am | View Website
  • San Francisco Symphony
    April 2015. Heras-Casado conducts the SFS featuring works by Haydn and Mozart Saturday, April 18 - Sunday, April 19 This event has passed
    04/21/2015 - 3:37 am | View Website
  • San Francisco Symphony
    Catherine Payne. Catherine Payne, who joined the San Francisco Symphony in 1996, performed and recorded with the Boston Symphony Orchestra as acting second flutist ...
    04/20/2015 - 10:58 pm | View Website
  • News | San Francisco Examiner
    A daily newspaper covering San Francisco, San Mateo County and serving Alameda, Marin and Santa Clara counties.
    04/20/2015 - 8:20 pm | View Website
  • SFGate: San Francisco Bay Area
    Daily newspaper for the greater San Francisco area. Includes global news, regional information, classifieds, and entertainment.
    04/20/2015 - 11:02 am | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Business News