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Classical Notes: November 9, 2009 Archive

Oldest Orchestra West of the Rockies Files for Bankruptcy

Posted at 4:49 AM on November 9, 2009 by Gillian Martin
Filed under: In the media, Musician stories

The Honolulu Symphony had struggled financially for the last couple of years. Its musicians have sometimes gone months without paychecks.

Now its board has cancelled the rest of its 2009 concerts and filed for bankruptcy.