Marin Alsop archive
Listen Extreme Drama: The Life And Music Of Richard Wagner
April 13, 2013 – For the bicentennial of the controversial composer's birth, conductor Marin Alsop rethinks Wagner.
Watch Treasures In The Attic: Finding A Jazz Master's Lost Orchestral Music
February 2, 2013 – Conductor Marin Alsop retraces her steps in uncovering symphonic work of James P. Johnson.
Read Symphonic Resolutions: What's On Your Classical Music Wish List?
January 10, 2013 – Join a discussion of New Year's resolutions to help cure the troubled side of classical music.
Listen Marin Alsop: A Utopian Musical Dream From South America
December 22, 2012 – The conductor of the Sao Paulo Symphony is inspired by Brazil's commitment to classical music.
Listen Storm Scores: Finding Poignant Reminders In Water-Damaged Music
November 3, 2012 – A conductor considers scores in her personal library that were struck by Hurricane Sandy.
Listen Leonard Bernstein's 'Kaddish' Symphony: A Crisis Of Faith
September 29, 2012 – Conductor Marian Alsop muses on her mentor's most religious symphony, which raises many questions.
Listen Klaus Heymann: On 25 Years Of Naxos And Classical Music
September 27, 2012 – The founder of Naxos upended the classical music industry. Hear music that tells his story.
Read Agitation In Atlanta, Luck In London And John Cage On The A Train
August 17, 2012 – The Atlanta Symphony struggles, a one-handed pianist graduates and the music of John Cage continues.
Listen A Grand Soviet Symphony, By Way Of Brazil
Listen Elgar's Belated Symphony: Majestic, Noble And Perfectly British
May 5, 2012 – Conductor Marin Alsop muses on the enduring qualities of the English composer's first symphony.
Listen Alsop Sprach Zarathustra: Decoding Strauss' Tone Poem
January 14, 2012 – Marin Alsop investigates the alluring power behind the grand opening of Also Sprach Zarathustra.
Listen What Makes Music American?
Listen Verdi's Requiem: An Opera In Disguise
Read Connecting Kids To Classical: Mix In Humor And New Music
May 17, 2011 – The noted conductor coaxes today's composers into writing for all-ages audiences.
Watch Guilty Pleasures: Marin Alsop's Top-40 Rachmaninoff
March 15, 2011 – Conductor Marin Alsop has a secret musical pleasure, but she's not guilty about it.