Musical Healing: ASO’s Izcaray Begins Second Season

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Carlos Izcaray, Music Director
Carlos Izcaray, Music Director

Photo by Heather Durham Painting by Meredith Keith

A new season of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra kicks off this weekend. The symphony’s music director Carlos Izcaray dealt with quite a bit of personal adversity last season. But he says he was fortunate to have been able to keep working throughout the ordeal. Friday and Saturday’s Masterworks concert includes works by Haydn and Beethoven. We begin as Izcaray tells WBHM’s Michael Krall about the orchestra’s featured work, Brahms’ Symphony No. 1.

 

Michael Krall

Michael Krall

Program Director