For the frst time since 1990, Germany orchestras have reversed their carefully managed decline.
The German Orchestra Association (DOV) reckons that there were 9,766 positions in orchestras, some 20 more than the year before
At the reunfication, Germany had 168 orchestras with 12,159 jobs. It now has 129 orchestras.
Gerald Mertens, Managing Director of DOV, expects a further job increase in the year ahead.