Mahler Symphony No. 1 is a Welcome Back Party for Utah critic Brian Wigman calls the new Mahler Symphony No. 1 recording a “‘welcome back’ party” for the Utah Symphony:

“…there is…much to admire. Whatever reservations I have with that Scherzo, the closing bars of it are thrilling. And the third movement strikes me as very well paced, with plenty of color and gorgeous woodwind solos. … And the Finale is marvelous…the climaxes are exciting as you could wish, with the final pages an absolute joyride. Everything moves purposefully…this is truly a 'welcome back' party for Utah, and a really fine performance by any standard. Happy 75th birthday, fellas.” —Brian Wigman,

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