<August 2016>

DSO Heroes Gala Concert

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The Max
Saturday, June 15 – 7:00 PM

Concert Description

As we bring a wildly successful season to a close, we’d like to invite you as our guest to attend our Heroes Gala Concert honoring one of our nearest and dearest: DSO Board Director and long-time Detroit philanthropist, Barbara Van Dusen. Don your gala attire and enjoy a glass of champagne from the second and third floor bars to toast a remarkable woman and a marvelous season of music making.

For more information on the 2013 Heroes Gala Benefit, please visit dso.org/heroes.


Leonard Slatkin, conductor  Bio

Internationally renowned conductor Leonard Slatkin began his tenure as Music Director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in 2008. In addition, Maestro Slatkin is the Music Director of the Orchestre National de Lyon, a position he has held since 2011. He is highly regarded for his historic leadership of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra from 1979 to 1996 and his tenure as Music Director of the National Symphony Orchestra from 1996 to 2008. He has also served as Chief Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and held Principal Guest Conductor positions with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Philharmonia Orchestra and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

Learn more at leonardslatkin.com


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