In a season that opened with Mahler's 4th Symphony, Friday's performance of Mahler's 5th Symphony concluded the season in a blaze of orchestral glory. Christian Tetzlaff's reading of Berg's Violin Concerto was both energetic and refined. Photos by Greg Helgeson.
The evening begins with Berg's Violin Concerto
A moment of visible intensity
Second violin section
Christian Tetzlaff surrounded by strings at Friday's performance
Percussionist Brian Mount
Maestro Vänskä in fine form at Friday's Season Finale
Clarinetists Tim Zavadil, David Pharris and Gregory T. Williams
Mid-permormance of Mahler's mighty Fifth Symphony
Kathy Kienzle playing harp on Mahler's Fifth Symphony
A moment of crescendo in three parts
A well-deserved standing ovation following the magnificent 72-minute symphony
Well done, Kathy!
Osmo Vänskä meeting with patrons after Friday's Season Finale performance
Enthusiam Level=High in the lobby following Friday's concert. Hope to see you all at Sommerfest!