Monthly Archives: March 2015

Juanjo Mena with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra: “Tchaïkovski comme des grands!”

“Something happened at the Maison Symphonique on Thursday evening…. the musicians [of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra] were in the hands of the Basque conductor Juanjo Mena, who commanded a dionysian vision of Tchaikovsky’s 5th Symphony that everyone seemed to be waiting for.”

“I can honestly say that I’m unable to remember a comparable performance by the OSM at the Maison Symphonique.”

(Christophe Huss, Le Devoir)

You can read the full review in French here.