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Sol Gabetta joins Slatkin
and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra,
reviewed by LAWRENCE BUDMEN

 

In November 2009, Leonard Slatkin suffered a heart attack while conducting the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra in Rachmaninoff's second symphony. After surgery and an enforced absence from the podium, Slatkin has resumed his concert schedule. On the afternoon of 14 February 2010, he led the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in a program of works by Berlioz, Barber and Rachmaninoff at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami, Florida, USA.

Curiously, Slatkin's greatest podium successes have taken place in the American Midwest. Most significantly, a long running relationship with the St Louis Symphony Orchestra that lasted over two decades...

Copyright © 20 February 2010 Lawrence Budmen,
Miami Beach, USA

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On 29 March 2010 the Adrienne Arsht Center's Masterworks Series presents the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra under Christoph Eschenbach with soloist Lang Lang in a programme featuring Prokofiev's Symphony No 1 (Classical) and Piano Concerto No 3, and Beethoven's Symphony No 7. Further information from: www.arshtcenter.org

LEONARD SLATKIN

HECTOR BERLIOZ

SAMUEL BARBER

SERGEI RACHMANINOV

GEORGES BIZET

MIAMI

FLORIDA

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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