Posted by on May 04, 2018 in Yale Events

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Date(s) - 05/04/2018
6:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall


Friday, May 4, 2018 at 6pm:

Celebrate Marin Alsop’s Honorary Doctorate from Yale at the BSO!

For tickets ($38/person, including complimentary Yale alumni reception):

  • Phone: Call 410-783-8170 (BSO Group Sales) or 410-783-8000 (BSO Ticket Office).
  • Online: Visit the BSO website here and enter promo code YALE.

Join Baltimore Symphony Orchestra conductor Marin Alsop (Yale ’72-’75) as we celebrate her honorary Doctor of Music (2017) degree from Yale — followed by a centenary concert honoring her mentor, composer-conductor Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990).

VIDEO: Watch Marin Alsop receive her Doctor of Music degree from Yale:

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 6pm
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD 21201

  • 6pm: Pre-Concert Reception for Yale Alumni Association of Maryland (YAAM) members and guests
    • Special Guest Marin Alsop ’72-’75, Mus.D ’17, conductor (BSO Music Director)
  • 8pm: BSO Performance: “To Bernstein with Love” featuring:
    • John Williams, Luciano Berio, John Corigliano // Birthday Bouquet
    • Bernstein // Serenade (ft. Nicola Benedetti, violin soloist)
    • Bernstein // Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
    • Bernstein // Three Dance Episodes from On the Town

BSO Music Director Marin Alsop is the only conductor to receive the MacArthur “genius grant” Fellowship. As one of Leonard Bernstein’s best known pupils, Alsop is central to his 100th anniversary global celebrations in 2018, including the release of her complete recordings of Bernstein’s works as a box set from Naxos Records. Alsop says:

“Leonard Bernstein was my hero as a child and my mentor as an adult. Like the man himself, his music transcends barriers and breaks boundaries, reminding us of music’s incredible power to speak directly to our souls. Fun, glorious, intense, outrageous, comforting, confrontational, profound… this is the Leonard Bernstein I knew and loved.”

VIDEO: Marin Alsop receives Honorary Doctorate at Yale Commencement 2017






Preview YouTube video Marin Alsop: The Influence of Leonard Bernstein

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