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Thomas Hampson to sing Mahler with ISO this week

The world-famous operatic baritone Thomas Hampson will sing with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Friday. The orchestra will perform selections from Gustav Mahler’s “Des Knaben Wunderhorn” for the first time in its 83-year history. The pieces will feature Hampson as soloist. “Des Knaben Wunderhorn” is a collection of 12 songs set to the anonymous German folk

Lockout affecting life of Butler flute professor

  The musicians of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and the ISO management have been meeting with a federal mediator this week. According to press releases from both sides, the discussion is producing progress. Nevertheless, the musicians are still locked out, and ISO management has now cancelled a third week of concerts. The Collegian sat down

Eleventh hour negotiations fail

Between contract negotiations, musicians are locked out and the ISO is at a stand-still. Downtown’s Hilbert Circle Theatre will be remarkably quiet this weekend and next. The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra has cancelled its first two weeks of performances due to a failure to reach a new contract agreement between ISO management and the musicians’ union

OPINION | ISO lockout harms Indianapolis’ musical culture

Humming strings, braying horns and musical majesty will be missing from downtown Indianapolis in the immediate future. Contract disputes between the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra management and musicians have led to the cancellation of season -opening concerts. Despite the musicians’ union’s attempts to negotiate its contract, ISO management has pressed back with its offer—one that could