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Renowned conductor Marin Alsop’s life explored in new documentary
In conversation with Scott Simon on NPR’s Weekend Edition.

A Trailblazing Female Conductor Is Still Alone on the Trail
As Marin Alsop leaves the Baltimore Symphony after 14 years, the field is taking a step backward: 25 major American orchestras, no female music directors.
The New York Times

If conductor Marin Alsop’s done it, it’s probably because someone told her she couldn’t
The Washington Post

Marin Alsop raises the baton for Women Conductors
In conversation with Michael Cooper, the classical music reporter for The New York Times.
New York Times

Marin discusses her conducting career on Amanpour & Co, PBS
Alicia Menendez sits down with conductor Marin Alsop, the first woman to lead a major American orchestra.
Armanpour & Co, PBS

Marin Alsop on conducting: “You’re not there to be liked”
The American conductor on why there aren’t more women following in her footsteps.
New Statesmen

Conducting Class At The Peabody Conservatory With Marin Alsop
NPR Weekend Edition

Rhythm of change: Marin Alsop leads the Baltimore Symphony into the future
Washington Post interview

Cracking a Glass Ceiling With the Maestro’s Baton
New York Times interview

How Marin Alsop’s classes for young women conductors are changing the face of the profession
It’s all about being powerful without apologizing for it, she tells Jessica Duchen.
Independent, UK

Press Quotes

“… a formidable musician and a powerful communicator, a conductor with a vision of what an American Orchestra could be in the 21st Century.”
– New York Times

“She has shown herself to be conductor who makes a difference.”
– Daily Telegraph (UK)

“Alsop is well-grounded in the standard repertoire, but she has real commitment to both American music and new music. There’s an excitement about the way she makes music, the way she plans a season, the way she gets involved with the community and tries to make the orchestra integral to the city. She’s full of ideas and always examining old habits to see if they might be changed for the better.”
– the late composer, Christopher Rouse

“Alsop impresses not only as a communicator and female role model; she is also an ambassador for classical music in the 21st century” 

– Financial Times (UK)

“Few conductors of her generation have made more recordings, and more highly acclaimed ones, than she.”
– Boston Globe

“What she has done for audiences can’t be measured.”
– Rocky Mountain News

“Alsop is the real deal – a no-nonsense musician with a flair for texture”
– Arts Desk

“Is there a conductor alive who so winningly generates momentum”
The Times (UK)

“Marin Alsop is a shooting star in the firmament of international conductors.” 
– Penguin Guide to Compact Discs

“There’s no denying the wit and vitality that Alsop – a lively entertainer as well as a powerhouse musician – brings to her performances.”
– San Francisco Chronicle

“Alsop has again packed the houses, and made her orchestra play like there was no tomorrow. No doubt that there will be, if they continue to play like this: with greater flair, firmer ensemble, and a sense of fervour that hasn’t been heard for years.”
– The Times (UK)

“… there is no doubt that Alsop has the goods: a compelling vision of how she wants a piece of music to sound and the ability to draw that sound from a group of players… “
– Chicago Sun-Times

“With Alsop and the Baltimore players, the effect was one of total revelation.”
– Washington Post

“Now it is the turn of the human dynamo Marin Alsop, whose energy never seems to flag.”
–  Seen and Heard International

Radio interviews

Marin Alsop on Desert Island Discs
BBC Desert Island Discs

Marin Alsop on BBC Radio 4 Women’s Hour: The Politics of Physical Affection, Freelancer Mums
BBC Woman’s Hour

Marin Alsop on BBC World Service: Creating musical opportunities
BBC Woman’s Hour

Marin Alsop on BBC Radio 4 MidWeek: To be really, really good at it you have to fail
BBC Radio 4 in Four

Marin Alsop on BBC Radio 4: Bernstein, My Mentor
BBC Archive on 4