DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
LEONARD SLATKIN, Music Director
February 28, 2014 at 8 p.m.
John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall
The DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA was founded in 1887 and is the fourth-oldest orchestra in the United States, with a proud tradition of trailblazing performances, visionary maestros, and collaborations with the world’s foremost musical artists. LEONARD SLATKIN, hailed by the Los Angeles Times as “America’s Music Director,” became the DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA‘s 12th Music Director in 2008, bringing his own international reputation as one of the world’s extraordinary conductors. His musicianship and his passion for educating young people has brought the DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA into a new era of revitalized performances and community engagement. Under Maestro Slatkin, the orchestra’s innovative, unprecedented webcast series “Live from Orchestra Hall” since 2011 has brought concerts available for free to millions of music lovers on the web.
Season ticket prices for the five-concert SANFORD AND BEATRICE ZIFF CLASSICAL MUSIC SERIES range from $225 – $680. Subscriptions can be purchased beginning March 11 in person at the Adrienne Arsht Center Box Office, by phone at (305) 949-6722 or online at arshtcenter.org.
Priority group seating for 15 or more people may be arranged by calling the Adrienne Arsht Center at (786) 468-2326.