In January 2017, five talented women conductors were selected from over 120 applicants worldwide to learn under the baton of Southbank Centre Associate Artist and conducting superstar, Marin Alsop, alongside the BBC Concert Orchestra. Participating conductors included: Alba Bonfim, Carolyn Watson, Natalia Raspopova, Marta Gardolińska and CJ Wu.
Hear what Marin and the participants had to say about the experience.
This event was part of Southbank Centre's Women in Music Series that supports and connects women in music through projects, workshops and networking events.
Come and see Marin Alsop conduct a concert featuring two thrilling 20th-century masterpieces, and a world premiere from Mark-Anthony Turnage, plus performances by soloist Colin Currie, on Friday 7 April. Find out more