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    Mahler Symphony No. 1

    Mahler Symphony No. 1

    Composer: Gustav Mahler
    Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
    Orchestra: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

    Telarc 80066
    Released 06/03

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    CORIGLIANO: Of Rage and Remembrance, Symphony No. 1

    CORIGLIANO: Of Rage and Remembrance, Symphony No. 1

    Composer: John Corigliano
    Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
    Soloists: James Shaffran, Michael Accinno, Jason Stearns, Michael Forest, Robert P. Baker, Michelle DeYoung, Glenn Garlick, David Hardy, Lambert Orkis
    Orchestra: National Symphony Orchestra

    RCA 68450
    Released 09/96

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  • MARCH 2016

    Whew! That was exhausting.

    It was a good thing that February contained one extra day, as I needed any break possible. It all started back in Lyon, with a program that would also be played in Paris. As many of you may know, the Auditorium is blessed with a fantastic organ, recently restored. And as you may also know, there is a new hall in Paris that now contains a brand new instrument. We would be the first orchestra to play a concert featuring this new addition to the Philharmonie.

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  • Endgames

    2014 INSTRUMENTATION AND COMPOSER’S NOTE SCORE EXAMPLE The DSO premiered Slatkin’s Endgames, a concertino grosso for woodwind ensemble and strings, in November…

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  • Kinah

    Kinah 2015 INSTRUMENTATION AND COMPOSER’S NOTE SCORE EXAMPLE In December 2015 the world premiere performance of Slatkin’s Kinah was met with favorable…

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  • FEBRUARY 2016

    When they decided to call it “New Year,” perhaps they were referring to my conducting schedule. With four pieces that…

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  • JANUARY 2016

    It’s 2016, and this coming year is filled with interesting programs, exciting places to be, and fascinating people to work…

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  • Slatkin Composition Receives World Premiere with DSO

    December 5, 2015

    Slatkin’s composition Kinah is an elegy to his late parents, musicians Felix Slatkin and Eleanor Aller of the renowned Hollywood String Quartet.

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  • Leonard Slatkin, DSO Forge New Deal

    December 3, 2015

    The Detroit Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors has ratified a new contract with Leonard Slatkin that extends his relationship with the ensemble through the 2019-20 concert season. The agreement secures Slatkin’s role as Music Director through the 2017-18 season.

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  • A Lesson for All

    Usually, the first rehearsal for a new season is a straightforward affair. We make announcements, introduce new musicians and staff and get our collective chops together.

    Such was not the case in Detroit on a sunny Thursday morning.

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