<August 2016>

Lynn Harrell plays Dvorak

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Orchestra Hall
Sunday, April 28 – 3:00 PM

Concert Description

RAVEL La Valse
DVORAK Concerto for Cello and Orchestra
IVES Symphony No. 4


Leonard Slatkin, conductor  Bio

Internationally acclaimed American conductor Leonard Slatkin began his appointment as Music Director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in September of 2008. He was recently named Music Director of the Orchestre National de Lyon (ONL), France, beginning with the 2011-12 season. In addition, Mr. Slatkin continues to serve as Principal Guest Conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, a post that began in the fall of 2008.
Learn more at www.leonardslatkin.com.

UMS Choral Union, chorus   
Lynn Harrell, cello   Bio

Lynn Harrell’s presence is felt throughout the musical world. A consummate soloist, chamber musician, recitalist, conductor and teacher, his work throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia has placed him in the highest echelon of today’s performing artists. Mr. Harrell is a frequent guest of many leading orchestras including Boston, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and the National Symphony among others. In Europe, he has partnered with the orchestras of London, Munich, Berlin, Tonhalle and Israel, and has also toured extensively to Australia, New Zealand, and the Far East. Mr. Harrell has previously recorded with Leonard Slatkin and the Saint Louis Symphony, and was awarded two Grammy Awards in 1981 and 1987 for the Tchaikovsky Piano Trio and the complete Beethoven Piano Trios with Itzhak Perlman and Vladimir Ashkenazy.


CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 1