&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
Musicomh.com
26th January 2017
Marin Alsop credit  Grant Leighton

As part of the Southbank Centre’s 2017/18 season Marin will conduct a new staging of Bernstein’s Mass to coincide with Leonard Bernstein’s centenary year. The Mass will be performed as part of a Bernstein weekend (6-8 April 2018) celebrating the spirit of idealism, protest and questioning of the mid-twentieth century, embodied by the great American composer, conductor and educator.

23rd April 2015

Marin is to be the conductor for this year’s Last Night of the BBC Proms with a star-studded line-up. She will also conduct the Orchestra of Age of Enlightenment in an all-Brahms Prom in September 1.

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!