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They conduct classical, but they love pop and rock too
Ever wonder what longhairs listen to when they let their hair down? Once upon a time, when conductors were regarded as remote intellectual titans, no one would have thought to ask. Marin Alsop, music director of the Baltimore Symphony, once described the archetypal image of a conductor as "this inaccessible person with an accent and an ascot."
By Rick Schultz, Special to the Los Angeles Times
January 5, 2013