• New Slatkin Recordings Released on Naxos

    September 20, 2019

    Newly released on Naxos Records: Leonard Slatkin’s recordings of works by Maurice Ravel and Aaron Jay Kernis. Maurice Ravel Orchestral Works, Volume 6 with the Orchestre National de Lyon includes the Piano Concerto for the Left Hand and the Piano Concerto in G Major with soloist François Dumont.

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  • MSM to Salute Slatkin on October 18

    September 3, 2019

    Manhattan School of Music Distinguished Visiting Artist and trustee Leonard Slatkin conducts the MSM Symphony Orchestra for the first performance of MSM Icons, a new concert series celebrating acclaimed alumni and trustees with exceptional international musical careers.

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September 2019 (Post-Birthday Edition)

“Welcome to Busch Stadium. It is a beautiful day for a ball game with temperatures in the upper 70s and a few clouds helping to keep the crowd cool. The Cincinnati Reds come in for this first game of today’s double-header with the Cardinals sitting atop the National League Central division by two-and-a-half games …”

For the past two days, various cards, messages and gifts had been coming in, all in anticipation of my impending milestone marking three-quarters of a century on the planet. This was all leading up to the big day itself, but I found myself moved by the early heartfelt wishes of so many people.