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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Locks Out Musicians As Contract Dispute Continues

Contract and salary negotiations between musicians and management have stalled, leaving BSO players picketing outside their concert hall.
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians performing at the state capitol, in Annapolis, June 13, to urge Gov. Larry Hogan to release state funding for the financially strapped orchestra. Source: Cheryl Diaz Meyer

Updated on Jun. 17 at 11:41 a.m.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) musicians, carrying signs reading "Fair Play for World Class Musicians," have begun picketing in front of their artistic home, Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, as the

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