Thank you everybody for sharing this sense of community with us. Music has incredible power to bring us together and to not be misunderstood in the way that words can' †• BSO music director Marin Alsop

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra gave a free Peace Concert yesterday (29 April 2015) ‘in support of our community’ outside its home at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.

The orchestra was forced to postpone several events this week in the wake of violent protests and looting in response to the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, while in police detention.

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