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Pittsburgh Symphony offers deals on January concerts

| Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, 10:54 a.m.

Consider it an after-holiday sale at the Pittsburgh Symphony: most ticket prices will be slashed for the first two weekends of concerts in January.

All seats will be $25, except for dress circle, which are $35, and the back half of the gallery, $20, at Heinz Hall, Downtown.

The affected concerts are Jan. 11 and 13, led by Gianandrea Noseda and featuring Antonin Dvorak's Symphony No. 7, and Jan. 18 to 20, also led by Noseda and featuring music with Italian themes.

The move is designed to boost ticket sales, according to Yu-Ling Cheng, vice president of audience development and sales. “We know people are budget sensitive right after the holidays and we know from talking with other orchestras that this is a successful way to bring in new audiences.”

Details: 412-392-4900 or www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

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