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File #: 19-0142R    Version: 0 Name: Request for State Action - Support the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s World Class Status
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 2/25/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 2/25/2019
Enactment #:
Title: Request for State Action - Support the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s World Class Status For the purpose of urging the Maryland General Assembly to restore the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s pre-recession funding levels in order to allow the management and Board of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to devise a more viable path to ensure the Orchestra’s financial and artistic success, ensuring that it remains a vital cultural and artistic asset for generations to come.
Sponsors: Eric T. Costello, Bill Henry, John T. Bullock, Kristerfer Burnett, Leon F. Pinkett, III, President Young, Brandon M. Scott, Zeke Cohen, Shannon Sneed, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Sharon Green Middleton, Robert Stokes, Sr., Mary Pat Clarke, Edward Reisinger
Indexes: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Request for State Action, Support
Attachments: 1. 19-0142R~1st Reader, 2. Completed File_19-0142R
* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: Councilmember Costello


A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Request for State Action - Support the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s World Class Status
For the purpose of urging the Maryland General Assembly to restore the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s pre-recession funding levels in order to allow the management and Board of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to devise a more viable path to ensure the Orchestra’s financial and artistic success, ensuring that it remains a vital cultural and artistic asset for generations to come.
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Whereas, The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra was established as a branch of the Baltimore municipal government in 1916, with a commitment to educational concerts as an early mainstay of its musical programming and community commitment.

Whereas, The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performs over 130 concerts annually, encompassing the greatest symphonic repertoire, in addition to concerts that appeal to broad and diverse audiences, including SuperPops, Family, and Education concerts that serve tens of thousands of elementary school students.

Whereas, The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has achieved international acclaim as among the world’s most important orchestras, has been hailed for its innovative concert formats and uncompromising pursuit of artistic excellence, and has received several Grammy awards and nominations for its recordings and numerous world premieres ...

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