“Mozart, Haydn, Bernstein get the Mena treatment in Minnesota Orchestra concert”

“There wasn’t a line of music that he didn’t energize, and the orchestra played with a discerning intelligence for him.”

“The succession of imitative string entries in the pulsing Andante movement [of Mozart’s Symphony No.40] emerged with telling clarity and eloquence, Mena lacing them seductively together like a master weaver.”

You can read the full review by Terry Blain of the Star Tribune here.