Over the past decade, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra has endured financial problems, labor strife, periods of artistic instability and, most recently, its home city's bankruptcy. Against the odds, the ensemble has survived, and it sounded in great form at the Arsht Center.
Leonard Slatkin, the orchestra's music director, raised the artistic profile of the St. Louis Symphony during a lengthy tenure there. Judging by Friday's performance, Slatkin and Detroit seem like a similarly fine partnership.
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