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Another American Conductor on the Disabled List

Posted at 11:26 PM on November 3, 2009 by Gillian Martin
Filed under: In the media, Musician stories

While conductor James Levine's medical leave keeps getting longer, another American conductor has cancelled a couple of weeks worth of concerts.

Current Detroit Symphony music director Leonard Slatkin gave new definition to the phrase "the show must go on" Sunday night in Rotterdam.

He suffered a heart attack, but managed to finish the concert before undergoing surgery later that night. Read more about it here.