Leonard Slatkin, music director of the St. Louis Symphony. Under his baton, the St. Louis Symphony has become one of the world's top symphonies, and one of the top five in America. (Rebroadcast. Original broadcast 7/8/87.)
American conductor and music director Leonard Slatkin discusses the differences between the classical music worlds of Europe and the United States. He says the fast pace of American concert production and music instruction has its benefits and drawbacks.