Remembering Lawrence Leighton Smith

October 28, 2013
Credit Colorado Springs Philharmonic

Lawrence Leighton Smith passed away last week at his home at the age of 77.  Smith spent more than a decade as Music Director of the Colorado Springs Symphony and Philharmonic.  After making the decision to retire following the 2010-2011 season, Smith was diagnosed with Binswanger’s Disease, a form of dementia.  During his final season with the Philharmonic, KRCC’s Michelle Mercer spoke with Smith for a career retrospective.  Today, we’re revisiting that piece. 

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