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New Orleans, Louisiana / Symphony Orchestra #112074

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 26, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New Orleans, Louisiana: Al Dale) Premature ending of New Orleans symphony orchestra season due to debts rptd; details given, scenes shown. [WOMAN - says everyone cares about symphony.] Fin. problems faced by symphonies in San Antonio, Texas, Detroit, Michigan, Oakland, California, explained; scenes shown. [Conductor Alfred SAVIA - says it would be disgrace not to have orchestra in New Orleans.] [Trombonist Dick ERB, harpist Rachel VAN VOORHEES - comment.] Problems occurring when unempl. hits musicians noted. [WOMAN - says children's teachers are in symphony.] Possible solutions to crisis detailed. [Atlanta symphony orchestra spokesperson Robert SHAW - says orchestra has become like a museum.] [New York Philharmonic's Zubin MEHTA - wants to play classics.] Symphony by Joseph Haydn played.

Dale, Al;
Jennings, Peter

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