DSO Heroes Gala Concert

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Max M. Fisher Music Center
Saturday, June 15   7:00 PM  

This performance will also be webcast on dso.org/live

Leonard Slatkin

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.

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.


JOHN WILLIAMS Summon the Heroes  
ELLINGTON Duke Ellington Fantasy  
ANDERSON Sandpaper Ballet  
SOUSA The Stars and Stripes Forever  


Leonard Slatkin, conductor  Bio