Pittsburgh Symphony sacks 17 staffmain
The aim is to balance the budget – at least that’s the official line.
The layoffs were all in the sales department.
The Symphony still employs 79 full-timers and 80 part-time, not including the musicians.
Artistically, it’s on a high with the Austrian Manfred Honeck, undertaking ambitious tours. But someone has to mind the pennies back home.