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Spring Performance Highlights

On April 23, Alsop makes her highly anticipated Met Opera debut conducting the company premiere of John Adams’s El Niño (April 23–May 17). The cast of director Lileana Blain-Cruz’s production includes soprano Julia Bullock, bass-baritone Davóne Tines, and J’Nai Bridges and Daniela Mack alternating the mezzo-soprano role.  During this time, Alsop also heads to Baltimore…

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Alsop Makes Metropolitan Opera Debut

On April 23, Marin Alsop makes her Metropolitan Opera debut conducting the company premiere of John Adams’s El Niño. Directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, this fully staged new production of the composer’s Christmas oratorio stars Grammy Award–winning soprano Julia Bullock and baritone Davóne Tines, both also making company debuts, and mezzo-sopranos J’Nai Bridges and Daniela Mack,…

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“Candide” Triumphs in Vienna

This month, Marin Alsop wrapped up a successful run of Bernstein’s Candide at MusikTheater an der Wien.  The production was hailed as “a triumph” by Kurier, with BR Klassik writing: “Conductor Marin Alsop and the ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra show the enormous multifaceted nature of Bernstein’s funny, parodic and also voluptuous music.” Opera Now Newsletter…

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Alsop Returns to Peabody Institute

Alsop visited the Peabody Institute this month to lead her regular class with the Conductors’ Orchestra. She also welcomed students to rehearsals with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, where they prepared for upcoming performances of Kevin Puts’s Contact.

Returns to Baltimore, Colorado & Met debut

Alsop begins 2024 conducting the premiere of Lydia Steier’s new production of Candide at MusikTheater an der Wien (January 17-February 3). At the end of January Alsop leads the RSO Wien in two recital programs, the first featuring works by Bernstein and Shostakovich (January 24), followed by soprano Fatma Said singing Mahler (January 29).  On…

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New Production of “Candide” with the Vienna RSO

From January 17 through February 3, Marin Alsop leads the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra (Vienna RSO) and the Arnold Schoenberg Choir in a new production of Leonard Bernstein’s celebrated operetta Candide directed by Lydia Steier. Featuring video by Momme Hinrichs, costumes by Ursula Kudrna, and lighting by Elana Siberski, the Vienna RSO’s Candide will star…

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