Ovidiu Marinescu on Finding Cosmopolitan Sounds for Contemporary Classical Music

Cellist, composer, conductor, and professor Ovidiu Marinescu discusses how he draws from influences across space and time – from 13th century Persia to 21st century New Orleans – to create musical experiences that are both sincere and imaginative. Listen to the episode here.

Find out more about Ovidiu Marinescu here.


The Scene’s theme song is “Follow Me,” by Aly-US.

Musical interludes for this episode: “Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major: I. Prelude” by Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by Ovidiu Marinescu; “Suspended Between the Worlds” by Ovidiu Marinescu.