ST. PAUL, Minn. —
It's been widely noted that the Minnesota Orchestra's 15-month lockout was the longest labor dispute in American orchestral history — but by how wide a margin? We've created an infographic comparing the lengths of some of America's most contentious orchestral labor disputes.
'Butterfly' flutist makes finals in flute competition
Yukie Ota, the flutist who earned attention and admiration for her poise in a competitive performance after a butterfly landed on her brow, has made the finals in the very same flute competition. You can watch the finals live online.