FROM MARIN ALSOP:
I am thrilled to welcome you to the 2011–2012 season, a season celebrating outstanding women.
January 2012 will be the 600th anniversary of the birth of Joan of Arc and provides a unique opportunity to celebrate
her iconic place in history as a maverick, leader and martyr. Joan of Arc has come to symbolize freedom, passion and
commitment throughout the centuries, and served as the inspiration for great artists across many disciplines. Our
season will feature a silent film based on her life and trial, plus other works inspired by great women in
history, such as Harriet Tubman.
Themes of spirituality, controversy and struggle in the face of oppression are woven through our
season, along with our continuing commitment to multimedia projects, which is demonstrated in
photographer Frans Lanting and Philip Glass’ LIFE: A Journey Through Time.
And it’s my great pleasure to welcome a glittering array of friends, new and old, from the gifted pianist Lise de la
Salle to violinist Arabella Steinbacher, both making their BSO debuts, as well as superstars André Watts and
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