Germany lost 70 orchestra jobs in 2017main
The number of salaried positions in German orchestras fell last years from 9,816 to 9,746, the German Orchestra Association has announced.
Four orchestras were merged into two – SWR Baden-Baden / Freiburg with Stuttgart and the Thuringia Philharmonic Gotha with Landeskapelle Eisenach. That leaves 129 orchestras altogether.
In 1992, after reunification, there were 168.
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pic: Berlin Phil brass