Philadelphia Orchestra still far from agreementmain
The musicians’ contract expires tonight.
‘We’re not very close at the moment, but are going to allow some time to let both parties figure out how to get close, and we are optimistic we can be closer in a couple of weeks,’ said cellist John Koen, chairman of the members’ committee.
Peter Dobrin reports that the deadline has been pushed back indefinitely. The first concert is on September 21.