Author archive for leonard slatkin

  • Where Did Our Musical Legacy Go?

    Several months ago, I wrote on this site about the lack of younger American talent on the podiums of major orchestras in the United States.

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    LEONARD SLATKIN
  • The Listener as Participant

    It is always astonishing when a simple gesture leads to a heated debate.

    At the start of a tour to Florida with the Detroit Symphony, we decided to try something just a bit different.

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    LEONARD SLATKIN
  • How African Americans Have Left a Mark on Classical Music

    I have been working on a new chapter of a book about the challenges faced by the classical music industry.

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    LEONARD SLATKIN