Mahler ends…orchestra season on a high note (SA Express-News)

David Hendricks (SA Express-News)) June 3, 2016

SAN ANTONIO —  San Antonio Symphony Music Director Sebastian Lang-Lessing conducted Gustav Mahler’s soaring Symphony No. 1 for his first concert as conductor here in October 2010.

Lang-Lessing directed it again Friday night to conclude the 2015-16 orchestral season, and this one was the one to hear.

The more, intimate setting and the superior acoustics of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts helped. The orchestra is much more of Lang-Lessing’s making now, too, after six seasons.

But this performance was more mercurial in tempo and dynamics from the enlarged orchestral forces….CLICK HERE FOR MORE