Riccardo Muti http://wrti.org en Orchestra Strikes, The Winter Of 'Spring For Music' And A Fertile Face For Opera http://wrti.org/post/orchestra-strikes-winter-spring-music-and-fertile-face-opera <ul><p><li>The biggest news of the week was the walkout at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, which forced the cancellation of the first Saturday night concert of the 2012-13 season. Management and the players wrestled over players' health care contributions. How does their compensation stack up, you may ask? "The current average salary of CSO musicians, who have a base salary of $145,000, is <a href="http://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/15318831-418/chicago-symphony-musicians-on-strike.html" target="_blank">$173,000</a>. Fri, 28 Sep 2012 15:37:00 +0000 Anastasia Tsioulcas 4504 at http://wrti.org Orchestra Strikes, The Winter Of 'Spring For Music' And A Fertile Face For Opera