Pittsburgh Symphony receives $1.2m for musicians' salaries

PSO at Heinz Hall 2012 2 Jeff Swensen-140

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has accepted a $1.2m gift that will support salary increases for its 99 musicians. The benefactors, retired couple Pat and Michele Atkins, were impressed that the musicians had taken a 9.7 per cent pay cut in 2011 ...

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