ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Players Associationhas accepted a new agreement, including some $5.2 million in concessions, ended a work stoppage that had placed some upcoming performances in jeopardy.

In the two-year collective bargaining agreement, the ASOPA says they agreed to all concessions that the Woodruf Arts Center and Symphony management asked for prior to the lockout, which began August 25.

The ASOPA said concessions in the new agreement included small cuts in the salaries of Atlanta Symphony Orchestra management along with other cuts, including a reduction in the number of musicians from 95 to 88 and a reduction in the length of the season from 52 weeks to as little as 41 weeks during 2012-13.

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