&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
21st August 2009
Bernstein Project

Artistic Director Marin Alsop curates a season-long project celebrating the great icon of 20th-century music making, Leonard Bernstein, including more than 30 performances, talks and workshops. Find out more at …

6th October 2008

Leonard Bernstein, for me, was the greatest risk-taker in twentieth-century classical music. He thrived on conflict, and this is nowhere more evident than in his most controversial composition, Mass. I’m …