The Nutcracker


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

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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.
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Heidi Grant Murphy


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


Leonard Slatkin, conductor  Bio
Heidi Grant Murphy, soprano