French Romeo is lost to strike

June 8, 2017 by norman lebrecht

1 comment.

The first three Toulon performances of Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette have been lost to a strike called by unions representing the orchestra musicians and chorus.

The strike is indefinite, no end in sight.


Comments (1)

  1. Alexander says:

    strikes are of French job culture. If we are talking on classical music as a business-like model so it must be quite appropriate to use strikes as an integral part of the process 😉

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