Latest Leonard Slatkin Stories

2012-04-02 23:03:16

The DSO uses Noteflight´s online notation software to let webcast viewers submit compositions for live performance by pianist Robert Levin Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 During its live webcast of Beethoven's "Emperor" Concerto on March 23, 2012 on http://www.dso.org/live, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra partnered with Noteflight, LLC (noteflight.com), developer of innovative online music notation software, to invite its live broadcast audience to submit a 2-bar theme via the web...

2010-02-12 06:00:00

DETROIT, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announced today programming for its 2010-11 Classical Subscription Series and an extension of Music Director Leonard Slatkin's contract another two years through the 2012-13 season. Thus demonstrating his commitment to the orchestra, its audiences and the communities of metro Detroit, Slatkin made adjustments in compensation and will contribute conducting and community weeks without pay. He emphasized that...

2009-06-04 09:17:00

Funding to support immediate Leonard Slatkin fundraising and marketing initiatives DETROIT, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) has been named the recipient of a $1 million grant from the Ford Foundation to develop and implement a strategic fundraising and marketing campaign leveraging the artistic excellence of its Music Director Leonard Slatkin. Distributed over three years through 2011, the grant will advance Leonard Slatkin's vision to further develop the...

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