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Location:
Orchestra Hall
When:
Thursday, May 23   7:30 PM  
Friday, May 24   10:45 AM  

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.

Karl Pituch

Karl Pituch was named Principal Horn of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in 2000. In 1988, he finished as one of the top five hornists at the 37th International Music Competition in Munich, Germany. Pituch was the grand prizewinner at the 1989 American Solo Horn Competition and has been a finalist at many other solo competitions. Before joining the DSO, Pituch was Associate Principal Horn with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Principal Horn with the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra, the Jacksonville Symphony, the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra and the Chautauqua Festival Orchestra. Pituch can be heard on many recordings with the Dallas, San Francisco and Honolulu Symphony Orchestras.

Yoonshin Song

Program

RESPIGHI Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3  
TURNER Horn Concerto ("The Gothic") (World Premiere)  
BRAHMS Concerto for Violin and Orchestra  


Artists

Leonard Slatkin, conductor  Bio
Karl Pituch, horn   Bio
Yoonshin Song, violin