Hundreds of music artists across every genre - R&B, rock, pop, jazz, blues, techno and classical - have called Motown home and now, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) welcomes another music superstar - Leonard Slatkin - to its ranks as the DSO's 12th Music Director.
In just 22 days, the internationally-acclaimed, seven-time Grammy Award-winning conductor will take the podium to launch his much-anticipated tenure at the DSO. A household name in classical music, Maestro Slatkin was dubbed "America's Music Director" by the Los Angeles Times and is well-known as a visionary orchestra leader. During his distinguished career, he has led most of the world's finest orchestras as well as collaborations with leading opera companies. Maestro Slatkin has made more than 100 recordings with various ensembles around the world.
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