HARRIS Symphonies Nos 5 and 6

Podcast: Marin Alsop talks about Roy Harris Symphonies 5 and 6

Roy Harris, along with colleagues such as Aaron Copland and Roger Sessions, were among the leading American symphonists in the first half of the 20th century. Collectively, they helped to create an “American” symphonic sound. In this podcast, conductor Marin … Read More →

Artists from Naxos of America Family of Distributed Labels Honored with 17 Nominations for the 52nd Grammy Awards

Bernstein’s MASS performed by Marin Alsop and the Baltimore SO & Ravel’s L’Enfant Et Les Sortilèges performed by Alastair Willis and the Nashville SO, both Naxos recordings, earn nominations for Best Classical Album Two Naxos recordings received Best Classical Album … Read More →

Naxos Releases A New Recording of John Adams’ Nixon In China

On October 27, Naxos released John Adams’ 1987 masterwork Nixon in China, performed at Opera Colorado in June of 2008. This is the first new recording of the Adams opera since the original cast recording was released in 1987. Conducted … Read More →


Podcast: Leonard Bernstein’s Mass, with Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Leonard Bernstein wrote his Mass at the request of Jacqueline Onassis, for the opening of the John F. Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts in Washington. It is a huge work, almost an hour and three-quarters long, that with bewildering … Read More →

Naxos Congratulates Recording Artists Marin Alsop and The Pacifica Quartet, Two of Musical America’s 2009 Honorees

Naxos congratulates two of its most distinguished recording artists-conductor Marin Alsop, Music Director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and the Pacifica Quartet-who recently were named as two of Musical America’s 2009 honorees. Ms. Alsop and the Quartet share this honor … Read More →