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Marin Alsop's career enters an exciting new chapter with her appointment as the Principal Conductor of the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra.  Although her awards and honors are too numerous to summarize here, we have chosen a few key milestones, and the recordings that resulted from each.  For a limited time, take 20% off any of the releases below.


Featured Release:


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PROKOFIEV, S.: Year 1941 (The) / Symphony No. 5 (Sao Paulo Symphony, Alsop)

This new recording is Marin Alsops' first with the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra in her new role as Principal Conductor.  Written in 1944, Prokofiev called his Fifth Symphony  "a symphony of the grandeur of the human spirit."





Other Releases:


In 2007, Marin was made Music Director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the first woman to lead a major US Symphony.

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BERNSTEIN, L.: Mass (Sykes, Wulfman, Morgan State University Choir, Peabody Children's Chorus, Baltimore Symphony, Alsop)
 
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BARTOK, B.: Concerto for Orchestra / Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta (Baltimore Symphony, Alsop)
 
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DVORAK, A.: Symphony No. 6 / Nocturne / Scherzo capriccioso (Baltimore Symphony, Alsop)
 
 
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DVORAK, A.: Symphonies Nos. 7 and 8 (Baltimore Symphony, Alsop)
 
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DVORAK, A.: Symphony No. 9, "From the New World" / Symphonic Variations (Baltimore Symphony, Alsop)
 


Beginning in 2004, Marin undertook recording the Brahms symphony cycle with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

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BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1 / Tragic Overture / Academic Festival Overture
 
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BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2 / Hungarian Dances
 
 
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BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3 / Haydn Variations
 
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BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4 / Hungarian Dances Nos. 2, 4-9 (orch. Breiner)
 


From 2002 - 08, Marin was the Principal Conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, and has been Conductor Emeritus since.

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BARTOK: Wooden Prince (The)
 
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ORFF: Carmina Burana
 
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BERNSTEIN: Serenade / Facsimile / Divertimento
 
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HERSCH: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2 / Fracta / Arrache
 
 
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ADAMS: Shaker Loops / Wound Dresser / Short Ride in a Fast Machine
 
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GLASS, P.: Symphonies Nos. 2 and 3
 
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BERNSTEIN: Chichester Psalms / On the Waterfront
 


In 1999, Marin accepted the Principal Guest Conductor position with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and began recording the complete Samuel Barber orchestral works.

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BARBER: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2 / Essay for Orchestra No. 1
 
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BARBER: Cello Concerto / Medea Suite / Adagio for Strings
 
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BARBER: Knoxville: Summer of 1915 / Essays for Orchestra Nos. 2 and 3
 
 
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BARBER: Piano Concerto / Die Natali / Medea's Meditation
 
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BARBER: Violin Concerto / Serenade for Strings / Souvenirs
 
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BARBER: Capricorn Concerto / A Hand of Bridge / Canzonetta / Intermezzo
 


In 1993 Marin Alsop was appointed Music Director of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and remains Conductor Emeritus today.

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ADAMS, J.: Nixon in China (Orth, Kanyova, Hammons, Heller, Opera Colorado Chorus, Colorado Symphony, Alsop)
 
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DAUGHERTY: Philadelphia Stories / UFO
 
 
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HARRIS: Symphonies Nos. 3 and 4
 
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TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4 / Romeo and Juliet
 

*Offer available from June 6 to 12, 2012.

 



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