Female conductor Marin Alsop wields baton for equality

The first woman to lead a major US orchestra, Marin Alsop believes that Western classical music — long seen as a stuffy, elitist club — can be “a great equaliser” between people of all backgrounds.

Female conductor Marin Alsop wields baton for equality

The first woman to lead a major US orchestra, Marin Alsop believes that Western classical music — long seen as a stuffy, elitist club — can be “a great equaliser” between people of all backgrounds.