SYMPHONY; ; ASO gives stunning performance of Mahler's eighth symphony
The performance space at Symphony Hall is a 5,000-square-foot expanse of honey-colored hardwood surrounded on three sides by an acoustic shell, creating a finite space for musicians. Even within these constraints, the space has rarely seemed inadequate during classical concerts.
On Thursday, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's performance of Mahler's expansive eighth symphony Thursday tested the bounds of the platform.
The glee clubs from Spelman and Morehouse colleges and the Gwinnett ...