Chile’s opera house dismisses one in sevenmain
We hear from distressed musicians at the Municipal Theatre in Santiago, Chile, that 59 people were sacked last week in all departments due to a financial crisis. That amounts to 13.5 percent of the workforce.
The theatre is said to be facing imminent bankruptcy. The next step will be to dismantle the orchestra and chorus.
The government is turning a blind eye.
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