Atlanta Symphony musicians, management agree to four-year deal; concerts to start Nov. 13

The two-month Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musician lockout is over, and the music will begin again Nov. 13.

Orchestra officials announced late Saturday afternoon the ratification of a collective bargaining agreement forged between the ASO Players' Association and management of the ASO and its parent nonprofit Woodruff Arts Center. The four-year deal was forged over the last month with the help of Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service mediators.

Here is full text of the announcement (come back to the AJC today for more details and quotes from the principals):

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