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Who Cares if You Boo?

Posted at 2:28 PM on October 15, 2009 by Rex Levang (1 Comments)
Filed under: Fun finds, In the media, Musician stories

Here's a note from the website of conductor Leonard Slatkin, about "change in the air" at the Detroit Symphony.

It dates from September 23--but there's more than a whiff of April 1 here . . .



Comments (1)

Very funny. It did get me laughing but he had me going on a couple of his jokes. Some "ironically challenged" people might not think he was being funny but hopefully, these are the kind of people who would never go to a concert of classical music anyway.

Posted by Jon Erik Kingstad | October 16, 2009 8:41 AM