Musicians’ Strike


DSO, Musicians Reach Tentative Agreement

After a six-month-long strike by the musicians, their spokesman Greg Bowens confirms that a tentative deal has been reached in the labor dispute.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2011

DSO letter to Mediator 1-14-11

DSO Submits New Contract Proposal With Deadline Attached

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra has submitted a new contract proposal as the musicians’ strike reaches the four-month mark.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2011


DSO Strike Nears 4 Month Mark

Officials on the executive committee of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra met Wednesday as the strike by musicians pushes toward the four-month mark.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2011

(WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

DSO Considers Canceling Season

As the musicians’ strike drags on, the DSO is considering scrapping the rest of the season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2011

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Striking DSO Musicians Meet With Conductor

There seems to be lots of activity behind the scenes to end the 11-week strike by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. For the first time since the musicians went on strike, DSO conductor Leonard Slatkin has […]


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DSO Cancels Remaining 2010 Concerts

The sounds of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra won’t be ringing out of Orchestra Hall until sometime in 2011. The long-running musicians’ strike, plus the lack of any discernable progress in contract talks, has prompted the […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2010