Not so at Buffalo, where the Philharmonic has quietly agreed a six-year deal with its musicians, involving a 12.6 percent pay increase over the course of the contract, among other benefits.
That’s how it ought to be done.
Read the full story here by our upstate pal Mary Kunz Goldman.
Buffalo is one helluva town. It’s the only place I’ve been to where the music director arranged to meet me at a working men’s sports bar, festooned with football and hunting trophies.