Richard S. Ginell LA Times
“Stéphane Denève continues his rise in the symphonic ranks, having just been appointed to succeed David Robertson as music director of the St. Louis Symphony, starting in the 2019-2020 season. The Los Angeles Philharmonic already knows Denève’s capabilities since he has been a frequent guest conductor here, and they responded well to him again — from what I could hear — Tuesday night at Hollywood Bowl. (…)“The Fountains of Rome” and “The Pines of Rome.” Here, Denève did a splendid job shaping the massive climaxes for maximum impact, lingering soulfully at the close of “Fountains” and the mid-sections of “Pines.””

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