Classical Music

Baltimore needs its symphony, especially during tough times

Baltimore needs its symphony, especially during tough times

On Friday, October 19th, my husband and I attended a Baltimore Symphony Orchestra concert. It was eight days before a white nationalist would massacre 11 praying congregants at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh (“Pittsburgh shooting was anything but 'unimaginable,'” Oct. 28). Baltimore citizens were murdering each other at a number approaching 264 homicides for the year.

We were depleted from a hectic work week, dispirited by the president's vicious words and sick to death of the nonstop carnage in Baltimore. We have season tickets for the BSO,...

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