Concerts: Taking to the Streets

A year ago, the vacant lot between Newark's Prince and Broome streets was filled with angry looters. The dominant sounds in the area were the bellow of police bullhorns and the snick of snipers' bullets from a nearby housing development. Last week a crowd of 2,700 ghetto residents gathered in the lot once more. This time, however, they were orderly and placid, and the sounds were the melting strains of Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty. The music was provided by the 90-piece New Jersey Symphony, led by young (35) Negro Conductor Henry Lewis, performing...