Last-day relief: Milan’s orchestra is saved by Government cheque, two years late
December 31, 2014 by norman lebrecht
The state had somehow failed to pay €3 million, promised in 2013. A further subsidy of 950,000 is guaranteed for the coming year, in a vague kind of way.
With 2014 ticking out, Italy’s culture minister Dario Franceschini at last came through with the cash so the orch can play on, for now.
Seems a funny way to run a sweet shop.
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