The Met’s unpaid musicians take to the streets and TVmain
Members of the Metropolitan Opera’s orchestra have been telling NBC-TV how they are coping through Covid without pay. They have not received a cent from the company since March.
The Met says it’s still paying their health care and says it has ‘offered finanacial assistance’ from now until next summer ‘as part of long-term conctract proposals’.
What that means is: accept pay cuts or we’ll starve you out.
That’s how much Peter Gelb respects his musicians.
Watch the segment here.