CSO’s Financial Struggles Reflect National Trend

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We’ve heard a lot lately about the Colorado Symphony Orchestra’s financial problems. It’s cut performances from the current season, and musicians have taken several pay cuts. Recently, 20 CSO board members resigned. And, according to an internal report obtained by The Denver Post, the orchestra could shut down within two years. Ryan Warner talks to Jesse Rosen, president and CEO of the League of American Orchestras. Rosen has watched symphonies both shut down and thrive in this economy.