Praised for electrifying performances, Interlochen Orchestra conductor Leslie B. Dunner maintains an active performance life in addition to bringing a wealth of experience to Interlochen. In addition to 11 years of collaboration with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, his concert engagements have included the Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Seattle symphony orchestras; as well as The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra, and New York Philharmonic, among others. He has conducted in Canada, Estonia, Italy, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, and Ukraine. His 2022–23 highlights include conducting The Kennedy Center’s Dance Festival, Reframing the Narrative, Wagner’s Siegfried and Götterdammerung in Newark, Rossini’s L’italiana in Algeri in Tulsa, Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker in Oakland, the Calgary Philharmonic’s opening concert, and two concert programs with the New York Philharmonic as part of the inaugural season in the new David Geffen Hall.
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