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Renowned conductor Marin Alsop's life explored in new documentary

Conductor Marin Alsop, photographed in Vienna on Oct. 23, 2019.
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Conductor Marin Alsop, photographed in Vienna on Oct. 23, 2019.

Marin Alsop is one of the reigning music figures in the world, however her desire to be a conductor was met with discouragement by prominent people within music. "This is the manifestation of a very dysfunctional group of people or a very dysfunctional organization." she tells NPR's Weekend Edition. "To me, the best cure for this kind of dysfunction was success."

Scott Simon speaks with the renowned conductor about a new film, The Conductor, about her storied life and career in classical music.


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