The New York Philharmonic is restoring salaries of musicians to pre-pandemic ranges because it prepares to return to Lincoln Heart’s Geffen Corridor for the 2022-23 season.
A four-year contract agreed to in December 2020 throughout a season canceled due to the coronavirus had known as for gamers to earn 75% of minimal scale via Aug. 31, 2023, which comes to $2,214 weekly. The determine was to rise to 80% of scale via the primary six months of the next fiscal 12 months and 90% for the next six months.
The orchestra stated Monday that salaries shall be restored to a $2,952 weekly minimal beginning Sept. 21.
After lacking the 2020-21 season due to the pandemic, the orchestra cut up this season largely between Lincoln Heart’s Alice Tully Corridor (46 live shows) and Jazz at Lincoln Heart’s Rose Theater (28 live shows). The Philharmonic held 89 live shows in all and drew 90% capability with attendance of 74,787, not together with its free Memorial Day efficiency on the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.
The Philharmonic returns to Geffen Corridor on Oct. 7 after a $550 million renovation that decreased capability to beneath 2,200 from 2,738 and minimize rows within the orchestra from 43 to 33. The stage was moved ahead 25 toes, permitting seven rows of wraparound seating behind the orchestra. About two-thirds of the third tier was eradicated.