Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Artistic Director of Ensembles Joseph Young (AD ’09, Conducting) was interviewed in BMore Art. In the interview, he comments on his process, career, relationship with Marin Alsop, and his deep connection to music.
Gemma New (MM ’11, Conducting) has been named Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s first female principal guest conductor. She will conduct two weeks of concerts in the 2019-20 season and three weeks in 2020-21. Her 2019 appearances will coincide with the DSO’s inaugural Women in Classical Music Symposium. Addressing the shortage of opportunities for female conductors and composers in the orchestra world, the DSO announced plans to appoint a series of female principal guest conductors, with many other programs to start in the coming seasons.
Doctoral candidate Nell Flanders, orchestral conducting, has been named the new assistant conductor with the Princeton Symphony Orchestra. Flanders will serve as cover conductor for PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov and be an integral member of the PSO artistic team.
Director of Graduate Conducting Marin Alsop and Preparatory alumna and member of Peabody’s Distinguished Artist Council Hilary Hahn were listed in Slipped Disc’s Most Powerful Women in US Music list.
Faculty artist Marin Alsop, conducting, was interviewed on Classic FM about Leonard Bernstein. In it, she talks about the first time she saw him conduct, what she remembers about his style and persona, and what she is doing to celebrate his centenary.