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  1. At the Hollywood Bowl, breathing life into the most famous symphony ever writtenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Los Angeles Times

    Soloist Gil Shaham nd conductor Ken-David Masur perform at the Hollywood Bowl on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. In his book "Conducting Business," Leonard Slatkin, former principal conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, recalls a time when bowl audiences cheered after the first four notes of Beethoven's Symphony No.

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  2. Samuel Barber's Wintry TaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Santa Fe Reporter

    ... Andrew Bogard plays the effective Major-Domo. Familiar from his definitive 2004 recording of the opera, Leonard Slatkin leads his principals, large orchestra and chorus with surpassing skill and minute attention to Barber's sweeping score. Director ...

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  3. Santa Fe Opera, part 1: Celebrating 60 with two rarities and StraussRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | The Washington Post

    ... old Baroness, and James Morris was exemplary as the family doctor, in his drunken excess and paternal care. Leonard Slatkin led a polished rendition of this most beautiful score, with only one moment of disconnect coordinating the onstage orchestra ...

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  4. In new recordings, Nzet-Sguin arrives - from many directionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Philly.com

    ... to the top 3 percent of his profession? Survival at the top is not guaranteed. Dimitri Mitropoulos, Leonard Slatkin, and Christoph Eschenbach all turned out to be more comfortable and better appreciated in the middle level. In contrast, Nzet-Sguin ...

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  5. Legendary Parliament keyboardist Bernie Worrell's condition worsening, according to wife, JudieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Cleveland.com

    Judie Worrell, wife of legendary keyboardist and one of the founding members of the funk group Parliament, Bernie Worrell , released a statement on Facebook regarding the declining health of her husband. To help Worrell with his medical expenses, an April benefit concert at the legendary Webster Hall, entitled "All the Woo in the World" featured performances by Questlove, Jon Batiste, Paul Schafer, Bootsy Collins, Living Colour, Buckethead, The Woo Warriors, Nona Hendryx and many others! Last month, Worrell, 72, along with composer/saxophonist Anthony Braxton , conductor Leonard Slatkin, soprano Martina Arroyo and composer Malcolm Peyton, received their honorary doctorates in music during a ceremony at NEC's Jordan Hall.

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  6. Artistic Director Dennis Coleman retires after 35 years Legendary...Read the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | Seattle Gay News

    ... work and the companion Symphony 1, also called 'Of Rage and Remembrance,' by the National Symphony under Leonard Slatkin was awarded the 1998 Grammy for Best Classical Album. About the Seattle Men's Chorus/Seattle Women's Chorus The internationally ...

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  7. The New England Conservatory honors five distunguished musiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Examiner.com

    On Sunday, May 22, the New England Conservatory of Music bestowed honorary Doctor of Music degrees on five distinguished musicians at its 145th annual Commencement Exercises. They are conductor Leonard Slatkin, composer Malcolm Peyton, and composer and multi-instrumentalist Anthony Braxton, soprano Martina Arroyo and Parliament/Funkadelic co-founder Bernie Worrell.

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  8. Leaving the NSO, a veteran clarinetist reflects on the orchestra's ups and downsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... literature. It's so great for the clarinet, so I loved it. After that then, we graduated to the Leonard Slatkin era. Of course, [Slatkin's] strong suit was being able to talk to the audience. Even a piece I didn't like, when he talked to the ...

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  9. At USC and Disney Hall, finding the body and soul of the celloRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... - one of only two women among the festival's 26 soloists! - in Martinu's Cello Concerto No. 1, conducted by Leonard Slatkin (whose mother happened to be the well-known Hollywood cellist Eleanor Aller). Later in the afternoon, an opening gala at ...

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  10. Pianist Shai Wosner Announces Upcoming Recording Featuring Danish National SymphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in Europe; and has worked with conductors Daniel Barenboim, James Conlon, Alan Gilbert, Zubin Mehta and Leonard Slatkin, among others. Mr. Wosner is the recipient of Lincoln Center's Martin E. Segal award, an Avery Fisher Career Grant, and a ...

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  11. Class Act: USC cello festival to celebrate Gregor PiatigorskyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... premieres throughout the 37 events spread over 10 days. The festival kicks off on May 13, 14 and 15 when Leonard Slatkin leads the L.A. Phil in Walt Disney Concert Hall, with each night featuring a different cellist as soloist in concertos not ...

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  12. DSO's Brahms Recording Tops iTunes Classical ChartRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Released this morning, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's digital live album of Johannes Brahms' four symphonies has topped the iTunes Classical Chart. As the second album on the orchestra's in-house "Live From Orchestra Hall," the release is in celebration of the German composer's 183rd birthday on May 7. The symphonies were conducted by Music Director Leonard Slatkin and were streamed live worldwide on the DSO's free Live From Orchestra Hall webcast series.

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  13. Andrew Litton, conducting NSO, does justice to Russian programRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... Shostakovich's 11th symphony ("The Year 1905"), in 2005, it was one of the high-water marks of the tenure of Leonard Slatkin. It is a terrifying ride, a fist-clenching musical description of the Jan. 9, 1905, massacre carried out by the czar's ...

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  14. Leonard Slatkin Becomes Directeur Musical Honoraire of the Orchestre National de Lyon, September 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On September 1, 2017, Leonard Slatkin will become Directeur Musical Honoraire of the Orchestre national de Lyon . The recruitment process for a new music director has been launched.

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  15. Peninsula College to wrap up fourth season of Maier Hall Concert Series with April 12 showRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... st and Israel. The conductors under which Hudson has played include Lorin Maazel, Yoel Levi, Mariss Jansons, Leonard Slatkin and Enrique Batiz. For more information, call 360-417-6405. To purchase tickets online, see www.pencol.edu/cultural-events .

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  16. Changing of guard at cultural Big ThreeRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2016 | Detroit News

    ... DiChiera's exit follows those by Graham Beal, middle, former director of the Detroit Institute of Arts, and Leonard Slatkin, Detroit Symphony Orchestra's music director. With David DiChiera's announcement that he'll retire as the Michigan Opera ...

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  17. Alessio Bax to replace Kholodenko on Fort Worth Symphony concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... Competition, in the Bass Performance Hall, Sunday, June 9, 2013. Vadym Kholodenko, of Ukraine, performs with Leonard Slatkin directing the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra during the last day of the final round of the 14th Van Cliburn International ...

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  18. Changing of guard at cultural Big ThreeRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2016 | Detroit News

    ... DiChiera's exit follows those by Graham Beal, middle, former director of the Detroit Institute of Arts, and Leonard Slatkin, Detroit Symphony Orchestra's music director. With David DiChiera's announcement that he'll retire as the Michigan Opera ...

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  19. Recordings Vanessa Cover 316Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Opera News

    ... Met. Both of the other commercial recordings of Vanessa , a makeshift effort on Naxos and-much preferable-Leonard Slatkin's strong set on Chandos (starring Christine Brewer, Susan Graham and William Burden), document the revision, so Mitropoulos's ...

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  20. 20 arts and culture experiences you must have in Detroit before you die Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Metro Times

    ... 6) Admire Orchestra Hall while watching the Detroit Symphony Orchestra: Seeing our DSO, under the baton of Leonard Slatkin, is a feast for the ears. And experiencing this in the historic gem that is Orchestra Hall instead of some modernist cube adds ...

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