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The Nutcracker

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Orchestra Hall
Thursday, December 13 – 7:30 PM
Friday, December 14 – 8:00 PM


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

Heidi Grant Murphy, soprano   

Program

ELGAR Serenade for Strings  
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis  
SIERRA Navidad en la montaña *  
TCHAIKOVSKY Act II from Nutcracker