Leonard Slatkin Quotes About Per

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"I've come to the conclusion that a long, personal relationship is next to impossible for me. Ultimately, music is a possessive mistress." ~ Leonard Slatkin
"An orchestra knows during the first two minutes of the first rehearsal whether or not they are going to enjoy the person on the podium." ~ Leonard Slatkin
"The role of an orchestra in the 21st century isn't just playing, it's about developing future audiences and performers." ~ Leonard Slatkin
"There is no 'perfect' in music. If I ever came off the stage and felt it could not be better, it would then be time to quit." ~ Leonard Slatkin
"There's not an orchestra in the world that doesn't have weaknesses. None of us can play everything well. The repertoire is just too big." ~ Leonard Slatkin
"We are a global society, and one does not have to be from Germany to give a great performance of Beethoven." ~ Leonard Slatkin
"A music director cannot and should not be chosen on the basis of a first date. It is not so difficult to make a good impression with a single appearance, usually containing some of a conductor's party pieces, works they have performed successfully many times before." ~ Leonard Slatkin
"I'm beginning to see that just knowing the piece is not enough. Having a clear technique is not enough. Having a broad repertory is not enough. I want desperately to get past all those things." ~ Leonard Slatkin
"On the corner of 57th and 7th Avenue sits the most famous concert hall in the world. No less a figure than when Tchaikovsky led the first performances in 1891. Virtually every major artist has performed there. There is simply no place like it. The first time I stepped foot in Carnegie Hall was in 1964." ~ Leonard Slatkin
"Over the years it has been my privilege to lead performances with Saint Louis, the National Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra and so many other wonderful organizations." ~ Leonard Slatkin
"The conductor is the artistic leader and sometimes cultural arbiter of his or her community. It is their leadership that is looked to and should anything go wrong, they are the persons taking most of the heat." ~ Leonard Slatkin

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