Why Classical Music is Seen Differently in the U.S. and Europe

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Detroit Symphony Orchestra Musical Director Leonard Slatkin leads the orchestra during a rehearsal in Detroit, Thursday, April 7, 2011.

Leonard Slatkin, conductor of the Orchestre National de Lyon, joins us to discuss his recent concert at Carnegie Hall, as well as the orchestra’s first American tour since 2003. He’ll also discuss perceptions about classical music in Europe vs. the United States, and his career.