Philly: Players lose pension share in bankruptcy deal

November 29, 2011 by Norman Lebrecht

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You need more knowledge of US pension law than I possess to grasp the latest twist in the Philadelphia Orchestra bankruptcy escape. But one thing is clear: old players lose out.

Read here.

UPDATE: And here’s more, more depressing still.



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  1. Steve says:

    Wish there more details. The only way this would be acceptable is if it affected ONLY newly hired players. I would hate to think a musician with 20-30 years or more is suddenly going to receive less per year than what he/she had planned on.

  2. Emil Archambault says:

    A pension of 80 000$ a year? Please…

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