Marin Alsop: Internationally acclaimed for her creative approach to programming and interpretation of repertoire from the mainstream to the contemporary, Marin Alsop is a inspirational music director, instilling orchestras with new dynamism and deepening their interaction with audiences and the wider community.
In June 2009 Marin Alsop’s success as Music Director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra was recognised when it was announced that the relationship is now extended to 2015. Alsop retains strong links with all of her previous orchestras. From 2002-2008 she was Principal Conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and now holds the post of Conductor Emeritus, as well as being Music Director Laureate of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, where she was Music Director from 1993 to 2005.
Since 1992 Alsop has been Music Director of California's Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, building a devoted audience for new music and playing to sold-out houses.