Bernstein: Symphony No. 3
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
“[Kaddish is] recorded here in a performance of great conviction from Marin Alsop, with the wonderful Claire Bloom achieving a happy medium between the declamatory and the confidential…
EDWARD SECKERSON, GRAMOPHONE MAGAZINE
Alsop can be reserved or overly careful in some repertory, but she’s got Bernstein under her skin. This is music full of bounce and nervous energy and self-aggrandizement and breast-beating, always looking over its shoulder to make sure you like it, and Alsop takes it lovingly in hand and shows it to advantage without letting it carry her away.