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Ode To Gravity:
Interview with Marin Alsop

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Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 20 min
Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA

Charles Amirkhanian interviews Marin Alsop, conductor of the Eugene Symphony Orchestra, Long Island Symphony, and her own group Concordia, which has commissioned a number of works by contemporary composers. At the time of this interview in 1992, she had just become the new director of the Cabrillo Music Festival. Marin Alsop studied under Leonard Bernstein about whom she shares some of her memories. Although born in New York, she has worked on the West Coast for many years and is very sympathetic to West Coast composers. often performing their works.

Musical Selections:  Grand Duo [excerpt] (1988) / Lou Harrison
Performers:  Dennis Russell Davies, piano
Romuald Tecco, violin
Genres:  20th Century Classical; Orchestral Music
Subject:  Alsop, Marin; Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990; Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981; Cabrillo Music Festival; 20th century classical; Orchestral music; Conductors (Music); Violin and piano music
People:  Amirkhanian, Charles; Alsop, Marin; Harrison, Lou, 1917-2003; Davies, Dennis Russell; Tecco, Romuald
Recording Date:  4/6/1992
First Broadcast Date:  4/6/1992
 
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