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Mozart's A Little Night Music

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Friday, October 23, 2015 – 10:45 AM
Sunday, October 25, 2015 – 3:00 PM

Concert Description

Leonard Slatkin and the DSO explore both the timeless beauty of Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik and the exciting sounds of a new generation. A champion of contemporary music on and off the airwaves, violist and WQXR/Q2Music radio host Nadia Sirota presents the US premiere of a new concerto by American composer Nico Muhly.

ConcerTalk (with Michelle Merrill and composer Nico Muhly): Get the most out of each Classical concert with informal presentations in Orchestra Hall one hour before the performance begins. Enjoy special guests, lectures, or performances that illuminate the program and provide a behind-the-scenes look at the art of making music!


Artists

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

Nadia Sirota, viola   

Program

MOZART Eine Kleine Nachtmusik  
NICO MUHLY Viola Concerto (US Premiere)  
COPLAND Symphony No. 3  


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