&ldquoAs Alsop faced the cellos and drew from them the most tremendously shaped phrases with every inflection of her baton, you were aware of being in the presence of greatness.&rdquo
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25th January 2016
Marin Alsop (c) Grant Leighton (10)

On Thursday February 11, 2016, Marin will lead the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in a special anniversary concert at the Joseph Meyerhoff Hall as the Orchestra celebrates turning 100.The concert will be the highlight in a series of Anniversary Week events from February 10-14, marking the Orchestra’s inaugural concert that took place on February 11, 1916.

17th March 2015

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Marin Alsop have announced their 2015/16 centennial season. To mark the centenary BSO present a star-studded line-up of artists and promise lots of enticing repertoire from huge blockbusters of standard repertoire, to contemporary works and world premieres.

24th December 2014

2014 has been another busy year for Marin Alsop. Although the year has been tinged with sadness after losing both her parents and her dear friend Mary Whitaker, there have also have been many highlights. Here is a summary of just some of the many events that have taken place this year.

12th September 2014

On Saturday September 13, Marin and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will take part in a Star-Spangled Spectacular, celebrating the bicentennial of the American National Anthem.

6th March 2014
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Marin and the Baltimore Symphony have announced their 2014-15 season with themes exploring spirituality and transcendence.

20th December 2013

2013 has been an extraordinary year for Marin Alsop, with highlights including becoming the first female to conduct the Last Night of the BBC Proms and taking her São Paulo Symphony Orchestra (OSESP) on a major European tour. Read a round-up of 2013 and view a selection of photo highlights!

27th November 2013
OrchKid Asia Palmer and OrchKids Artistic Director Dan Trahey accept a 2013 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama.

OrchKids, the outreach program set up by Marin Alsop, has been selected as a recipient of the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program (NAHYP) Award at the White House. The news comes ahead of another exciting opportunity for BSO OrchKids who, as well as Marin and 32 musicians from the BSO, will perform at the Ravens’ Thanksgiving Day game on November 28.

24th July 2013
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The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announces that Music Director Marin Alsop will continue her commitment to the Orchestra with the signing of a six-year contract that extends from September 2015 to August 2021, her second contract renewal with the Orchestra.

1st March 2013
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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has announced their 2013-14 season with themes including loss, solace and community. Talking about the season, BSO Music Director Marin Alsop said: “Sometimes through tragedy, whether a …

4th January 2009
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Upon signing the contract, Marin Alsop commented: My work so far with the Baltimore Symphony has been the thrill of a lifetime. Our progress over the past two seasons is …