• New Book Release: “Eight Symphonic Masterworks of the Twentieth Century”

    March 5, 2024

    Leonard’s fourth book was released today by Rowman & Littlefield. This study guide to eight twentieth-century orchestral masterpieces is aimed at conductors and anyone interested in learning how to navigate orchestral scores. Use promo code RLFANDF30 for 30% off your order from rowman.com.

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  • Slatkin to Serve as Artistic Consultant to Las Vegas Philharmonic

    February 15, 2024

    The Las Vegas Philharmonic announced today that Leonard Slatkin will be the orchestra’s artistic consultant beginning with the 2024-25 season, advising the organization on programming decisions.

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APRIL 2024

Adventures new and old marked a busy March calendar. Overall, it was a most pleasant time on the road.

I had never visited, much less conducted in, Vancouver for reasons unclear. Perhaps it was not on my agent’s radar until recently, but the VSO is certainly a prominent orchestra on the Canadian landscape. Fortunately, the stars finally aligned for my debut in British Columbia.