Alas, poor Yannick …main
A rare misstep by the conductor-who-can-do-no-wrong in the Lebrecht Album of the Week:
…. Where Yannick Nézet-Séguin goes wrong in this often impressive Philadelphia concert is in his dramatisation of the work as a celebration of German and Catholic traditions. This might have worked if the composer was Bruckner, a naïve believer. But Mahler was a complex character who struggled with faith and identity. …
Read on here.