February 2, 2022
Leonard Slatkin’s latest recording, Slatkin Conducts Slatkin, is now available for pre-order in advance of its official release on February 11. The album features the Detroit Symphony Orchestra playing Slatkin’s compositions Endgames and Kinah, and the Manhattan School of Music Symphony Orchestra performing The Raven with narrator Alec Baldwin. It also includes In Fields by his son, Daniel Slatkin, a rising star in the world of film music; three short works arranged by his father, Felix Slatkin; as well as first-release recordings made by his mother on cello and his father on violin. Bonus tracks (exclusively available for streaming and download) consist of his wife Cindy McTee’s arrangement of Shenandoah featuring world-renowned flutists Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway; his brother, cellist Fred Zlotkin, performing Ravel’s Pièce en forme de habanera; and Russian Soldier’s Song by his ancestor Modest Altschuler, founder of the Russian Symphony Orchestra of New York.