Zachary Lewis
“(…) Playing only Prokofiev, the orchestra and conductor Stephane Deneve Thursday night at Severance Hall crafted an evening without not only dull moments but any moments less than scintillating. (…) Deneve is plainly a skilled navigator (…) demonstrated a clear fluency in Prokofiev, sifting out the essence of every passage and leading with a generally crisp, refined touch. (…) Performances as animated and vivid as that delivered by Deneve and the orchestra are welcome at any time. (…)”

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