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Redeemed by the encore: San Diego Symphony (1 of 2)

Haydn’s Cello Concerto opened for Mahler's Symphony No. 5 this weekend at Symphony Hall. It was not the San Diego Symphony's best performance.

Cello soloist, Ralph Krishbaum, did not have his "a" game at the Saturday evening performance. Either Haydn was 120 years ahead of his time with the Cello Concerto or Krishbaum made some glaring mistakes with his intonation.

His displeasure with the performance was apparent when he came back on stage and performed an encore. He did not announce the piece. He sat down, applied his bow and proved himself to be an artist.

The playing in his encore was what we were expecting but did not always get with the Haydn. Krishbaum's tone was warm and his phrasing was expressive--indicative of the international career he has established.

Intermission.

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Haydn’s Cello Concerto opened for Mahler's Symphony No. 5 this weekend at Symphony Hall. It was not the San Diego Symphony's best performance.

Cello soloist, Ralph Krishbaum, did not have his "a" game at the Saturday evening performance. Either Haydn was 120 years ahead of his time with the Cello Concerto or Krishbaum made some glaring mistakes with his intonation.

His displeasure with the performance was apparent when he came back on stage and performed an encore. He did not announce the piece. He sat down, applied his bow and proved himself to be an artist.

The playing in his encore was what we were expecting but did not always get with the Haydn. Krishbaum's tone was warm and his phrasing was expressive--indicative of the international career he has established.

Intermission.

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