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Baltimore Symphony Receives $6 Million for Education


At its annual gala in September, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announced that it received a $6 million endowment gift from the Zanvyl and Isabelle Krieger Fund—its largest gift in recent years. The gift will establish the Zanvyl and Isabelle Krieger Fund for Education as part of BSO’s endowment, and will support BSO programs for Baltimore City school students.

The gift has a long history: It was pledged in 1996, in the form of a life insurance policy purchased on Robert I. Hiller, the former president of the Krieger Fund. Hiller passed away in May at age 93.