Fast pace hinders Beethoven's 9th: "Last night at Heinz Hall, the music director and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra returned after a successful European Tour to perform the 'Choral' Symphony, moved to this weekend because of another international event, the G-20. It was yet another personal mark on a masterpiece by the Austrian conductor. I imagine that some will love it and others won't -- the kind of healthy collection of responses a music director should engender.
Saturday, June 05, 2010
My wife and boys, and a guest, are at Heinz Hall tonight to take in this show.