Marin Alsop on Music
Apr 13, 2013 — Marking the 200th anniversary of the controversial composer's birth, conductor Marin Alsop and friends rethink Wagner in a series of multimedia concerts.
Feb 1, 2013 — The man who wrote "The Charleston" also had orchestral music played at Carnegie Hall. Baltimore Symphony conductor Marin Alsop retraces her detective work in uncovering lost symphonic works by jazz piano pioneer James P. Johnson.
Sep 29, 2012 — Conductor Marian Alsop muses on her mentor's most religious symphony, a work that raises more questions than it answers.
Jul 21, 2012 — An American conductor explains why Russian music suits her Sao Paolo orchestra.
May 2, 2012 — Conductor Marin Alsop muses on the enduring qualities of the English composer's first symphony.
Jan 13, 2012 — Conductor Marin Alsop investigates the alluring power behind the grand opening of Also Sprach Zarathustra.
Nov 4, 2011 — Conductor Marin Alsop muses on the timelessness of France's national hero and her musical story.
Jun 3, 2011 — As an opera composer, Verdi was always conscious of dramatic effect. With off-stage trumpets, a pounding bass drum and four vocal soloists, his Requiem Mass really packs a wallop. Conductor Marin Alsop muses on the human story and vivid drama behind one of the master's greatest works.
Oct 29, 2010 — To begin her recording career, conductor Marin Alsop was asked to record all of Samuel Barber's orchestral music. She quickly discovered that there's much more to the composer's music than his famed Adagio for Strings.
Jul 2, 2010 — Baltimore Symphony Conductor Marin Alsop's latest musical adventure muses on a famous meeting between the troubled composer Gustav Mahler and the father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud.