The Art and Challenges of Conducting an Orchestra

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Marin Alsop, conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony in England and guest conductor with several U.S. orchestras, about her craft and and the challenges of financial cutbacks at many American symphonies.



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