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Marin Alsop
Marin Alsop

Marin Alsop is internationally recognised for her innovative approach to programming and audience development, deep commitment to education, and advocacy for music’s importance in the world. The 2019/20 season marks Alsop’s first as Chief Conductor of the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra. As Chief Conductor and Curator of Chicago’s Ravinia Festival, she also curates and conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming summer residencies. In 2021, Alsop becomes Music Director Laureate at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. This concludes her 14-year tenure as Music Director, besides founding OrchKids, its music education program for the city’s most disadvantaged youth. The only conductor to receive a MacArthur Fellowship, Alsop has also made history as the first female conductor of the BBC’s Last Night of the Proms. To promote and nurture the careers of her fellow female conductors, in 2002 she founded the Taki Concordia Conducting Fellowship.

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2020