Mexico cuts an orchestra in half

January 10, 2017 by norman lebrecht


Taking its lead from Brazil, which has abolished five ensembles, the local government has dismantled the young and highly promising Orquesta Sinfónica de Oaxaca (OSO), reducing its numbers from 60 to 30.

Usual reason: the money has run out.

Maybe the players should try to regroup the other side of Trump’s wall.


Comments (3)

  1. barry guerrero says:

    Could’t they grow and export weed to California to help fulfill California’s ‘medical’ marijuana addiction?

    1. Jackie says:

      That’s distastefully racist.

    2. Ilio says:

      Didn’t you hear that rent is too high in CA caused by zoning restrictions on where you can sell pot to open a weed dispensary?

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