Andrew L. Pincus The Berkshire Eagle
“(…) The forces of abandonment, madness and death combined at the end in the “Symphonie fantastique,” which Stéphane Denève vividly — no, viscerally — conducted to crown the program. (…) It doesn’t take a French conductor to do French music, but the French Denève looked at this music from the inside out, as well as the other way around. With the violin sections divided, the play of detail in the still new-sounding orchestration was constantly illuminating, creating moment-by-moment intensity that built into a dramatic arch, a vision.(…)”

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