January 1997 Concertgebouw Concert

In 1997, while in the Netherlands for work, I had the joy of attending the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra [concertgebouw.nl] directed by Leonard Slatkin. It was both wonderful and ironic that in Amsterdam I could hear amazing American music that I might never be able to hear back home in the US. These are the notes I took after the concert to email home the next day. I have added a few links to Wikipedia articles and other reference sites.

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