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No more sense of entitlement or protection for players in the MO? SD reply…

Thank you, David, for your kind words.

I would also add that, if I were in the MO players’ shoes, and return to the orchestra after the lockout I would take the stance of ‘hope for the best and prepare for the worst.’ I would not consider it a permanent gig, regardless of assurances that might be made, and I would look for at least one other good source of income, just in case. It seems, at least in Minnesota, that the age of the entitled and protected orchestra player may have come to an end…

http://www.artsjournal.com/slippeddisc/2013/05/now-minnesota-loses-its-principal-clarinet.html#comment-118488