Could 'The Body' be the answer in orchestra dispute?

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  • Updated: October 22, 2013 - 7:33 PM

This debacle has to end, and maybe the former governor could muscle a deal.

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aarghmebuckoOct. 23, 13 6:37 AM

Large classic orchestras are doomed in all except the largest markets. There simply aren't enough people willing to shell out the $ to see a large really good orchestra here in MN. The old model is a dinosaur - unable to cope with change and not agile enough to change due to its size.

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englup01Oct. 23, 1312:08 PM

So what has changed? Poor management? Corporate sponsorship? Poor attendance? Out of control compensation increases? What makes it unmanageable today compared to 10 years ago. Whenever I attended a concert I never saw any empty seats so the public interest is still there.

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texas_technomanOct. 23, 1312:19 PM

I still say the MOA should sell seat licenses...that should close the gap.

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arspartzOct. 23, 13 1:29 PM

Whenever I attended a concert I never saw any empty seats so the public interest is still there.

Then an increase in ticket prices should be investigated. Let the people who enjoy the orchestra pay the salaries of the talent

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