Bellatrix Music Part IV: Marin Alsop and the 21st Century

Bellatrix Musica is a four-part series about the influence of women throughout music history. This fourth and final installment focuses on Marin Alsop and the world of orchestral conducting in the 21st century.

 

Music:

Romance No. 1 , Opus 11, Clara Schumann, performed by Micaela Gelius, Clara Schuman: Piano and Chamber Music, Arte Nova 721060

First Movement from Chichester Psalms (Psalms 108 and 100)Leonard Bernstein, performed by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Chorus led by Marin Alsop, Bernstein: Chichester Psalms/On the Waterfront, Naxos 8.559177

“Healing Song,” Movement No. 4 from Symphony No. 4 “From Mission San Juan”, Kevin Puts, performed by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra led by Marin Alsop, Kevin Puts, Harmonia Mundi HMU 907580

Piano Concerto in A minor: Allegro maestoso, Clara Schumann, performed by Angela Cheng with The Women’s Philharmonic led by Jo Ann Falletta, The Women’s Philharmonic,  Koch International Classics 3-7169-2

“Most Noble Evergreen” from To Touch the Sky, composed by Kevin Puts to text by Hildegard of Bingen, performed by Conspirare led by Craig Hella Johnson, Kevin Puts, Harmonia Mundi HMU 907580

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