Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Vladimir Ashkenazy Conducts the San Francisco Symphony

Warhorses at a Trot, February 5, 2008.

And for comparison:

I agree with them both that Ehnes needed more fire, but in the face of the middling everything coming from the podium, I'm not sure we would have been able to tell.


rootlesscosmo said...

OK, I'm shallow, but "warhorses at a trot" immediately made me start imagining the anti-Stalinist cavalry: Trots on a horse!

Lisa Hirsch said...

Oh, haha, that is very funny!