ASO: Carlos Kramer with Sheku Kanneh-Mason

I honestly didn’t get much out of last night’s Atlanta Symphony Orchestra concert. I found that much of the music on the program sounded either rushed or plodding under guest conductor Carlos Kramer’s baton and odd cuing gestures. It wasn’t completely dry, but it seemed that any expressive nuance was brushed over, making the music sound particularly shallow and uninteresting. The orchestra didn’t sound that great, either: often sounding muddy with one musician or another noticeably coming in late here or early there.
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