Musicians and management of the Philadelphia Orchestra agreed on a 12-month contract last night to enable the present season to continue. But divisions remain deep.
Local sources say the deal includes a 3 percent pay rise and one extra musician to he hired.
The Philadelphia Orchestra Association and the musicians of The Philadelphia Orchestra have reached a tentative agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement. Out of respect for the union, Local 77, American Federation of Musicians, the details will be released only after the agreement has been fully ratified by both parties. The Association expects the musicians of The Philadelphia Orchestra to perform as scheduled in the interim, anticipating ratification.