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Orchestra Solos!

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Orchestra Hall
Thursday, March 27 – 7:30 PM
Friday, March 28 – 8:00 PM
Saturday, March 29 – 8:00 PM


Artists

Leonard Slatkin, conductor  Bio

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.

Patricia Masri-Fletcher, harp   
Kenneth Thompkins, trombone   Bio

Kenneth Thompkins was appointed Principal Trombone of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra by Neeme Järvi in 1997. Prior to this appointment, he held positions in the Buffalo Philharmonic and the Florida Orchestra and performed with the New World Symphony under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas. A former participant in the Detroit Symphony’s African American Fellowship Program, he has been a mentor to several Orchestra Fellows over the years.

Read his full bio at dso.org/orchestra.

Adrienne Ronmark, violin   
Hong-Yi Mo, violin   
David Buck, flute   
Sheryl Hwangbo, violin   
Dennis Nulty, tuba   
Rachel Klaus, violin   

Program

VIVALDI Concerto for Four Violins and Orchestra  
JOHN WILLIAMS Concerto for Flute and Orchestra  
WANG JIE Symphony No. 2, To and From Dakini  
ALLAN GILLILAND A Celtic Concerto for Harp And Orchestra  
JOHN WILLIAMS Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra  
CARTER Remembrance  
BRITTEN The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra