• Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s 2016-17 Single Tickets On Sale

    August 22, 2016

    Celebrate the upcoming season with two opening-weekend events featuring violinist Hilary Hahn and piano virtuoso Lang Lang. Experience blockbusters like Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, an exploration of George Gershwin and the influence of popular culture on classical music, and a month-long Mozart Festival!

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  • New York Youth Symphony to Honor Leonard Slatkin

    August 22, 2016

    The New York Youth Symphony has announced that it will honor Leonard Slatkin with the Theodore L. Kesselman Award for Arts Education at their 54th Annual Benefit event on Monday, October 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the Metropolitan Club.

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After a terribly long trip from Nagoya, we arrived in Santa Fe, a place so opposite the Japanese cities we visited on the ONL tour that not only jet lag, but also cultural shock, set in. I am here for the duration of the summer, conducting five performances of Samuel Barber’s masterpiece, Vanessa. When I was here several years ago, I had suggested that this work would be a good one for me to do, and everyone seemed to agree. The fact that it has never been presented at the Santa Fe Opera, which is celebrating its 60th year, took everyone by surprise.