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Peter Oundjian in Technicolor

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Musorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, P. Oundjian
(TSO, 2008)
Charles T. Downey, Guest conductor sets a fast tempo for Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (Washington Post, April 20)
It can be a fine line between energetic enthusiasm and manic excess, especially with the sonic resources of the modern orchestra brought to bear. In his guest appearance with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra on Saturday evening in the Music Center at Strathmore, conductor Peter Oundjian seemed to aim for the former but sometimes ended up with the latter.

Starting with a Haydn symphony, No. 96 in D (“Miracle”), instead of an overture was an idea that should be encouraged... [Continue reading]
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
With Peter Oundjian (conductor) and Katherine Needleman (oboe)
Music Center at Strathmore

Tim Smith, BSO produces colorful 'Pictures' with Peter Oundjian (Baltimore Sun, April 18)

Charles T. Downey, Oundjian with the BSO (Ionarts, May 25, 2012)

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