A Debut Symphony That Embraced The World : Deceptive Cadence : NPR

An action thriller of a symphony, Mahler's First is piled high with ambition, self-reflection and fear. Conductor Marin Alsop shares her approach to Mahler's multilayered music.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/deceptivecadence/2014/04/08/300616048/a-debut-symphony-that-embraced-the-world