The Las Vegas Philharmonic announced today that Leonard Slatkin will be the orchestra’s artistic consultant beginning with the 2024-25 season, advising the organization on programming decisions. Slatkin will attend the upcoming season gala concert on Saturday, February 24 and will conduct a program of American classics on November 9, 2024.

Jeri Crawford, chair of the board of directors of the Las Vegas Philharmonic, remarked, “We are beyond thrilled to welcome the artistry and expertise of Leonard Slatkin. This relationship takes the Las Vegas Philharmonic to its next level as we celebrate our 25th Anniversary.”

“Las Vegas has been one of my go-to places for many years,” Slatkin affirmed. “The opportunities for expanded concert programming, community outreach, and educational initiatives—along with the extraordinary live-performance environment in Las Vegas—unleashes the potential to create something unique in our country.”