By: Todd Traub, contributing writer, Little Rock Soirée
October 28, 2020
Pay cuts, rescheduling, deficits and uncertainty.
It sounds like today’s headlines, but for the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra it’s history.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to churn and disrupt lives everywhere, the ASO is a unified, thriving organization making plans for a virtual version of one of its biggest fundraising events, the Nov. 7 Opus Ball, as well as continuing its educational programs and performances.
“We can’t do this the way we’ve initially conceived and it’s creating a lot of excitement,” says Martin Thoma, co-chair of the Opus Ball with his wife Melissa. “On the other hand we have a lot of opportunities open up to us.”
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