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Musicians and performers in the English National Opera have voted to strike on 1 February and possibly beyond. The vote took place after ENO management announced plans to make all of the chorus, orchestra and music staff redundant and re-employ them for six months of the year. It was proposed that some musicians in the orchestra would be offered ad hoc freelance work only. This was proposed by ENO after the cuts of the Arts Council and the subsequent move of ENO to Manchester.

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