Peter Dobrin is a classical music critic and culture writer. Born in New York, raised in Miami, he has an undergraduate degree in performance from the University of Miami, and a master's degree in music criticism from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University.
After coronavirus canceled performances, players voted to approve the cuts, which start April 1 and last through mid-September. Maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin will give up at least 20% of his paycheck, too.
Grant recipients have been reeling. "Many organizations have tight cash flows in the best of times. This situation had made it suddenly critical — and critical for every organization at the same time,” said one leader from the local arts scene.