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The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association said orchestra musicians went on strike Saturday after rejecting proposals for a three-year contract.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti (MOO'-ti) is to have surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital to help him heal from facial and jaw fractures sustained during a fall.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti (MOO'-ti) will undergo surgery for facial injuries he suffered after fainting during a rehearsal this week.
The president of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association says music director Riccardo Muti has been treated for superficial facial injuries after fainting during rehearsal.
"We have had 11 negotiating sessions and we have productively negotiated work rules and scheduling and such issues," Rutter told the AP in a phone interview Saturday night. "But at the end of the day today, we could not come to an agreement on compensation and health benefits."
"At the same time, we must soundly manage the finances of the Association."