Tag Archives: Leonard Slatkin

Brahms Festival 2016

For the next three weeks, my hometown orchestra will be celebrating the music of Johannes Brahms.  My musical brother from another mother, Mike, would say the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is inflicting the music of Brahms on its audience.  He is … Continue reading

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All Four in One, or One For All

When you pick up your smartphone and Google the definition of “symphony”, you will see this: Symphony An elaborate musical composition for full orchestra, typically in four movements, at least one of which is in sonata form. At the conveniently … Continue reading

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Digital Tchaikovsky in Detroit

The crown jewel of music performance venues in Detroit is Orchestra Hall, the anchor of the Max M. Fisher Center.  It is the home of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and the acoustics of the hall are simply world-class.  You can … Continue reading

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