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  • The Orchestre National de Lyon Celebrates Leonard Slatkin

    June 23, 2017

    Hail to the Chief: Anne-Sophie Mutter, the ONL and the People of Lyon Welcome the Work of Leonard Slatkin

    by Beate Langenbruch

    Published in French by Bachtrack and translated here.

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  • Orchestre National de Lyon On Tour in Japan

    June 29, 2016

    French public radio station France Musique interviews Leonard Slatkin and reports on his tour of Japan with the Orchestre National de Lyon.

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  • Joshua Bell Returns to Orchestra Hall to Perform with Slatkin and DSO

    May 18, 2016

    The Detroit Symphony Orchestra welcomes back award-winning violinist Joshua Bell to Orchestra Hall next week to perform Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole. Led by Music Director Leonard Slatkin, the DSO will also perform Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5 and Steven Stucky’s Dreamwaltzes.

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  • DSO Brahms Recording Tops iTunes Classical Chart

    May 7, 2016

    The Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s digital live album of Johannes Brahms’s four symphonies has topped the iTunes Classical Chart. As the second album on the orchestra’s in-house “Live From Orchestra Hall” label, the release is in celebration of the German composer’s 183rd birthday.

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  • Violinist Nigel Kennedy Returns for Exclusive U.S. Performance with DSO

    May 4, 2016

    Nigel Kennedy returns to the United States following an 18-year absence to perform exclusively with Maestro Slatkin and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The program includes Schumann’s Manfred Overture and William Schuman’s third symphony, followed by Kennedy’s original Dedications series.

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    CHEN: Extase / Sam Xiag / Yuan / L’éloigment

    CHEN: Extase / Sam Xiag / Yuan / L’éloignent

    Composer: Quigang Chen
    Conductors: Leonard Slatkin, Yves Prin, Tsung Yeh
    Soloist: Jean-Louis Capezzali
    Orchestra: Ensemble Hua Xia, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France

    Virgin Classics 344 6932
    Released 04/06
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    Barber: Vanessa

    BARBER: Vanessa

    Composer: Samuel Barber
    Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
    Soloists: Christine Brewer, William Burden, Neal Davies, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Simon Birchall, Susan Graham, Stephen Charlesworth
    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra

    Chandos Records 5032
    Released 11/04
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    BOLCOM: Songs of Innocence and Experience

    BOLCOM: Songs of Innocence and Experience

    Composer: William Bolcom
    Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

    Soloists: Nathan Lee Graham, Thomas Young, Tommy Morgan, Measha Brüggergosman, Nmon Ford-Livene, Linda Hohenfeld, Jeremy Kittel, Christine Brewer, Peter “Madcat” Ruth, Ilana Davidson, Marietta Simpson, Carmen Pelton, Joan Morris
    Orchestra: University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra

    Naxos 8559216-18
    Released 10/04
    Winner of three Grammy Awards for 2005

    Additional information at Naxos
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    Purchase audio DVD on Amazon

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    BACH: Conductor’s Transcriptions

    BACH: Conductor’s Transcriptions

    Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
    Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra

    Chandos 5030
    Released 07/04

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    TCHAIKOVSKY: The Ballets — Complete Collection

    TCHAIKOVSKY: The Ballets—Complete Collection

    Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
    Soloists: Barbara Liberman, John Sant’Ambrogio, Susan Slaughter, Jacques Israelievitch, Frances Tietov
    Orchestra: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

    RCA 55707
    Released 12/03
    Purchase on Amazon

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