Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Powerful yet controlled Mahler from Hrůša and the Philharmonia

© Pavel Hejnz
Jakub Hrůša (conductor)
Philharmonia Orchestra
Bernarda Fink (mezzo-soprano)
Philharmonia Voices
Tiffin Boys' Choir

Mahler: Symphony No. 3 in D minor

Royal Festival Hall
Thursday 11 February 2016

'A well-paced performance, and Hrůša had a keen eye on the overall architecture throughout'.

'Bernarda Fink’s heartfelt yet austere rendition ... demanding attention and communicating pain and sadness in her rich tone'.

'A triumphant performance'. 

Read my full review on Backtrack here.

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