Slideshow: Considering Matthew Shepard Rouses Symphony Hall

Grammy-winning choral group Conspirare, led by composer/arranger Craig Hella Johnson, brought its stirring oratorio Considering Matthew Shepard to a packed Symphony Hall, with an audience that included Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.

March 10, 2017

Kicking off the spring 2017 Signature Series, the Grammy-winning choral group Conspirare, led by composer and Berklee Online student Craig Hella Johnson, performed its stirring oratorio, Considering Matthew Shepard, for a rapt crowd at Boston's Symphony Hall. Berklee President Roger H. Brown and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh delivered opening remarks that underpinned the performance's emphasis on awareness, tolerance, and unity, while a choir of Berklee College of Music, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, and Harvard students joined in on the closing number.

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