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BSO board chair responds to musicians' concerns

BSO board chair responds to musicians' concerns

After an unusual public airing of concerns by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians, BSO board of directors chair Barbara Bozzuto said Monday that channels of communication within the organization would be increased.

"Let's learn some lessons here," Bozzuto said. "Do we need more communication with the musicians, and do we need to let them know how we feel about them? Absolutely. Let's all sit down and talk more often and for longer periods."

As reported in The Baltimore Sun on Monday, the players' committee, which is elected by the musicians, expressed disappointment with the slow pace of filling vacancies, increased reliance on substitute players,...