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  • DSO Presents Three-Week Mozart Festival

    January 9, 2017

    The Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s fourth annual Winter Music Festival will be a three-week celebration of Mozart’s masterpieces and influence. The festival kicks off on Thursday, January 19, and concludes on Sunday, February 5. Mozart Festival is anchored by DSO performances of six different programs conducted by Music Director Leonard Slatkin.

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  • Violinist Cho-Liang Lin Joins Slatkin for the DSO Neighborhood Series

    January 7, 2017

    Music Director Leonard Slatkin and violinist Cho-Liang Lin will present a program of Brahms, Lalo Schifrin, Smetana, and Mendelssohn as part of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s William Davidson Neighborhood Concert Series, bringing world-class orchestral music to venues across Metro Detroit.

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  • Leonard Slatkin’s Conducting School, Lesson Three: The Basic 2 and 3 Patterns

    December 15, 2016

    The third installment of Leonard Slatkin’s Conducting School is now available! December’s lesson focuses on conducting in 2 and 3.

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  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra Announces July 2017 Asia Tour

    December 6, 2016

    The DSO has announced that it will undertake a historic three-week tour of Asia, including its debut performances in China and its first visit to Japan in 19 years. Music Director Leonard Slatkin will conduct the DSO in 11 concerts from July 14 to 29, 2017, marking his first overseas tour with the ensemble.

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  • Pianist Emanuel Ax to Perform with the DSO

    December 6, 2016

    Pianist Emanuel Ax will join the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) for a weekend of concerts featuring Beethoven’s Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus and Piano Concerto No. 2, as well as Elgar’s Symphony No. 1. Music Director Leonard Slatkin will conduct.

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  • Storm Large Returns to Sing Weill’s “Seven Deadly Sins” with the DSO

    November 30, 2016

    Vocalist Storm Large and the DSO made headlines in 2013 when she gave her Carnegie Hall debut with the orchestra in a sensational performance of Kurt Weill’s The Seven Deadly Sins. Large will reprise her roles as the split personalities Anna I and Anna II in this avant-garde “sung ballet.”

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  • Slatkin Conducts Tchaikovsky Symphony Cycle in Lyon

    November 16, 2016

    As part of the Orchestre National de Lyon’s four-week Russian Festival, Leonard Slatkin leads the orchestra in the six symphonies of Tchaikovsky over the course of three concerts.

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  • Leonard Slatkin’s Conducting School, Lesson Two: The Basic 4 Pattern

    November 15, 2016

    The second installment of Leonard Slatkin’s Conducting School is now available! This month’s lesson centers on the basic 4 pattern.

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  • Leonard Slatkin’s Conducting School, Lesson One: The Baton

    October 15, 2016

    Maestro Slatkin has released the first monthly installment of Leonard Slatkin’s Conducting School, a series of educational videos that will cover conducting basics. Intended for music lovers, the lessons will be posted here, and will be available on his YouTube channel, on the 15th of every month.

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  • Manhattan School of Music and Detroit Symphony Launch Conductors’ Project

    October 12, 2016

    This month Manhattan School of Music and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra launch their first annual Conductors’ Project, a “podium partnership” that will see two recent MSM conducting graduates chosen as Conducting Fellows to work with Leonard Slatkin for a two-week educational exchange.

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