Two members of the youth orchestra who are supposed to be replacing the OSB have announced that they will not play in it again. I publish below a moving letter from Luiz Felipe Ferreira in English and Portuguese.
In other developments, John Neschling, former chief conductor of the Sao Poalo orchestra is highly critical of the OSB actions here. He calls the process ‘truculent, socially unjust and arbitrary.’
There has also been a highly critical article from conductor Isaac Karabtchevsky.
Here’s Luiz’s letter: