The first face-to-face talks since January in the Minnesota Orchestra labor dispute ended abruptly Monday after management rejected pay proposals put forward by locked-out musicians. Musician pay remained the main bone of contention. As rhetoric flared, music director Osmo Vänskä’s resignation remained uncertain.
Updated: October 01, 2013, - 07:25 AM
With the threat of Osmo Vänskä’s resignation looming, no new proposals were forwarded over the weekend.
Updated: September 29, 2013, - 08:27 PM
Unanimous vote of 60 musicians returns labor dispute to negotiations.
Updated: September 28, 2013, - 09:43 PM
Minnesota Orchestra musicians will vote Saturday on a contract proposal that the Orchestra’s board made public on Thursday. A spokesman said he expects musicians will make “one or two” counter-offers.
Updated: September 28, 2013, - 07:08 AM
Chanhassen Dinner Theatre is bringing back one of its favorite titles, "Fiddler on the Roof."
Updated: September 27, 2013, - 03:27 PM
The latest proposal in the bitter year-long dispute includes a $20,000 one-time bonus to each musician, to help offset a pay cut that would reduce base salaries 25 percent over three years.
Updated: September 26, 2013, - 10:06 PM
Amid confidential talks, private and public fund-raising efforts are being explored.
Updated: September 25, 2013, - 11:13 AM
Annual celebration of Twin Cities theater community recognized young talent, two productions and 10 individuals.
Updated: September 24, 2013, - 05:58 PM
The Guthrie production pushes the humorous animation of Chekhov’s play at the expense of depth.
Updated: September 22, 2013, - 11:05 PM