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Osmo Vänskä’s Emotional Farewell Speech to His Minnesota Orchestra >>

A recording has emerged of one of the most devastating speeches from a concert hall--Osmo Vänskä's farewell to the Minnesota Orchestra, ravaged by industrial dispute.

Osmo Vänskä Walks, It's All Over for Minnesota Orchestra >>

It's all over in Minnesota, at least as far as their distinguished Finnish conductor is concerned. The thing that many locals had dreaded has come to pass: Osmo Vänskä has resigned as music director of the Minnesota Orchestra, effecive immediately.

Could New Minnesota Orchestra Contract Offer be Last Chance Saloon? >>

More from the turmoil at the Minnesota Orchestra. A press release has gone out announcing a fourth contract proposal for musicians from management. They--both sides presumably--will be earnestly hoping that this gets them back to work. But that will all depend on the detail where, as the saying goes, the devil is often to be found.

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