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Leonard Slatkin and the Met

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Leonard Slatkin

For the past week, I’m hearing from a lot of people  about Leonard Slatkin “bombing out” at the Metropolitan Opera.  Slatkin withdrew from the Met after only one performance of La Traviata. According to his blog, it was a miserable experience from the start.

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Band Festival Announced in Southeast Michigan

The Motor City Brass Band distributed a news release today about an upcoming Festival of Bands.   This event does two things I think are important.   It  helps facilitate communication and coordination between different organizations, and it pulls the Detroit Symphony into a leadership role with community and amateur music groups.

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