Close to Brexit, UK is running out of concertmastersmain
The London Symphony Orchestra has just advertised auditions for the most important seat in its ranks.
The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra is also searching.
As is the Royal Northern Sinfonia.
Other orchestras are seeking an associate to share the post with an incumbent.
What happened to all those wonderful European leaders who used to come our way.
Anecdotal evidence is that the best are holding back until they see what the situation looks like after Brexit.