6-11-12: Variations on a Familar Theme

June 11, 2012 at 7:58 am Leave a comment

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra director Marin Alsop.  Photo by Chris Lee.

BSO director Marin Alsop. Photo by Chris Lee.


Baltimore native Philip Glass has been commissioned to write a new version of the 1812 Overture in honor of the bicentennial of the War of 1812–and the Sailabration which is taking place in Baltimore this week.  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra conductor Marin Alsop will be directing the premiere this Sunday, June 17, at 7 pm.  Tom Hall talks with her about the new piece.

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