Will OSB crisis undercut Rio's cultural ambitions?main
The city of Rio de Janeiro is doubling its culture budget from $33 to $66 million, challenging the capital Brasilia for creative leadership.
The plans include a renewal of the Cidade da Musica, abandoned in mid-construction.
But who will play there if the Brazil Symphony Orchestra cannot resolve its dispute with the musicians it sacked and leading soloists maintain their boycott?
Here’s a report in The Arts Newspaper.