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  • Leonard Slatkin’s Conducting School, Lesson Seventeen: Putting It All Together, Part Two

    February 15, 2018

    In this lesson, Maestro Slatkin returns to his score study of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, delving further into what the conductor does when he/she studies a piece of music and how to translate and interpret what is on the page.

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  • DSO Kicks off February French Festival

    February 4, 2018

    The Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s fifth annual winter music festival will celebrate the music and culture of France, including six Orchestra Hall concerts conducted by Music Director Leonard Slatkin. “Le Max” (Midtown Detroit’s Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center) will buzz with additional special events, unique food and drink options, and Gallic spirit.

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Upcoming Events

Thu 22

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, February 22 @ 7:30 pm
Fri 23

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Friday, February 23 @ 10:45 am
Fri 23

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Friday, February 23 @ 8:00 pm
Sat 24

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, February 24 @ 8:00 pm
Sun 25

Book Talk with Leonard Slatkin

Sunday, February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Latest from the Journal

FEBRUARY 2018

It is not often that I get a relatively calm month in the middle of the concert season, so January turned out to be a nice breather before the heavyweight demands of the next months. With the DSO French Festival on the horizon, as well as assorted dates in Europe, Cindy and I thought that we could couple concert-giving with R&R.

The first week of January had us wrapping up our Arizona getaway. I had never been to Sedona. Just staring at the majesty of the rock formations was enough to take one’s breath away. It is not difficult to understand why so many artists have been drawn to this part of the United States. Inspiration is visible throughout the region.

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