Carl St.Clair leads Pacific Symphony in persuasive Mahler 5th, quiet Bach
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Carl St.Clair leads Pacific Symphony in persuasive Mahler 5th, quiet Bach

Last Friday, Carl St.Clair and the Pacific Symphony took on two seemingly disparate giants of the orchestral repertoire, Johann Sebastian Bach and Gustav Mahler. The program notes mentioned Mahler’s interest in Bach’s counterpoint during the time he wrote his Fifth Symphony, spurring the creation of some contrapuntal elements of the score.  It made sense in … Continue reading