• International Violin Competition Finalists to Play with Slatkin and Indianapolis Symphony

    September 20, 2022

    After eight days of competition, six musicians have advanced to the final round of the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. Each violinist will perform a concerto with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Leonard Slatkin.

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  • Slatkin Hosts Documentary about Classical Music Critic Sarah Bryan Miller

    September 15, 2022

    Sarah Bryan Miller, who served for more than 20 years as the classical music critic for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, is the subject of a new documentary, The Places Music Has Taken Me: An Unfinished Story of Sarah Bryan Miller. Known as “Bryan” to friends, family, and colleagues, Miller died of cancer in 2020.

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In the month after my brother’s passing, much of what I accomplished was colored with loss. Although I was always able to do what was asked of me, there were moments of heaviness when I became distracted by wonderful memories of Fred’s life. But carry on we must.

For the second time, it was my privilege to conduct the final round of the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. Under the expert leadership of Glen Kwok and chairman Jaime Laredo, this has become the most prestigious of all the violin contests in the United States. It attracts competitors from around the world, with six players advancing to the last round.