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updated: 9/22/2012 8:10 PM

Chicago Symphony Orchestra on strike, Saturday performance canceled

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A Chicago Symphony Orchestra performance scheduled for Saturday night was canceled because CSO musicians went on strike.

The concert was to begin at 8 p.m. at Symphony Center on Michigan Avenue but was canceled after musicians went on strike, according to a news release issued by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association.

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The previous collective bargaining agreement expired at midnight on Sept. 16, the organization said.

Ticket holders can exchange their tickets for a future CSO performance, donate their tickets, or request a refund through the Symphony Center Box Office by calling (312) 294-3000.

The CSO website,, will contain the most up-to-date information on the status of future performances, officials said.

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