Sunday, February 01, 2009

Michael Tilson Thomas: Worth every penny

Oy vey, now what are they trying to do to Bessie Thomashefsky's grandson?

The San Francisco Weekly lately got word that Michael Tilson Thomas' salary is what the news-hounds figured was a whopping $1.6 million. After reading the article, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors President Aaron Peskin, in a fit of pique, now promises to cut off the city's $1.8-million subsidy to the symphony, according to a follow-up in the Weekly.

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