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Symphony shuts down for summer, future in doubt


The Dispatch wrote Symphony will shut down for summer with future in doubt Thursday, May 8, 2008 BY JEFFREY SHEBAN After 57 years of music making, including a triumphant concert in New York’s Carnegie Hall, the Columbus Symphony says it will shut down June 1. Out of money and having failed to reach a new […]


Columbus Symphony: Could it really die?

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The Dispatch wrote Columbus Symphony: Could it really die? Friday, March 14, 2008 BY MICHAEL GROSSBERG Nearly broke and still short of solutions, the Columbus Symphony could fold as early as next month, the president of the symphony board says. Although efforts to save central Ohio’s largest arts organization continue behind the scenes, Robert “Buzz” […]


Columbus Symphony Orchestra on the brink?

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The Dispatch wrote Symphony on the brink? Musicians shocked by proposed job cuts Friday, January 18, 2008 BY MICHAEL GROSSBERG Leaders of the financially troubled Columbus Symphony are proposing dramatic cuts in the number of full-time musicians and the number of weeks the musicians perform. The restructuring plan is designed to get the symphony on […]


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The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!