Marin Alsop on Music archive
Read Consumed By Violence, With Hope For Peace: Britten's 'War Requiem'
November 23, 2013 – To mark Britten's centennial, Marin Alsop discovers the composer via his blood-soaked War Requiem.
Read Leonard Bernstein's Unconventional 'Anxiety'
Read 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 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.
Read A Grand Soviet Symphony, By Way Of Brazil
Read 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.
Read Alsop Sprach Zarathustra: Decoding Strauss' Tone Poem
January 14, 2012 – Marin Alsop investigates the alluring power behind the grand opening of Also Sprach Zarathustra.
Read Arthur Honegger's Joan Of Arc For The Ages
Read Verdi's Requiem: An Opera In Disguise
Listen Building A Career On Barber, The Enigmatic American
October 30, 2010 – Conductor Marin Alsop discovers there's more to Samuel Barber than his famed Adagio.
Listen A Composer On The Couch: Mahler Meets Freud
Listen Marin Alsop's Shared Musical Roots
Listen An Oasis Of New Music At The Cabrillo Festival
Listen Jennifer Higdon And Me: A Musical Friendship