This past weekend’s Boston Philharmonic Orchestra performances paired the refinement of Beethoven's Triple Concerto with the existential confrontation of Bruckner's Ninth.
“Boston can take unequivocal pride in such a good orchestra, so well led by one who gives this difficult music the understanding it deserves.”
Another Zander Sanders BoPhil Moment
Boston Musical Intelligencer
“The players delivered the edge so essential to Beethoven’s music, yet they could come away from that intensity when called upon to perform phrases of silvery lyricism. Theirs was a colorful rendition of the score.”
Zander leads Boston Philharmonic in boldly projected Bruckner
Boston Classical Review
"Zander conveyed the lulling tenderness of the first movement’s cradle-song second subject, the obsessive mystery of its ostinato-racked third theme, and the hysteria of Bruckner’s counting mania."
Boston Philharmonic does well by Beethoven and Bruckner
The Boston Globe
The Boston Philharmonic Orchestra closes their season with Mahler's Symphony No. 2 on April 14.
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The Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra presents a trailblazing performance of Mahler's Symphony No. 6 on April 23.
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Photo: Michael J. Lutch