In case you haven’t seen it, here’s a remarkably sensitive piece of journalism by Michael Miner about the outstanding Chicago Symphony horn player Dale Clevenger and his recent difficulties. Clevenger is 72 and has led the section for 47 years. Under the rigid rules that govern US orchestras, he cannot be fired. Under the rules of common decency and gratitude, he should not be. So what lies in store? Read on here.
And see further here.