February 5, 2012 8:08 PM

Review | Practice, direction pay off in KC Symphony’s performance of Mahler

You may have needed a shoehorn to fit another instrumentalist on the stage of Helzberg Hall Friday night. Performing ensembles are thinking big in this inaugural season of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, and the Kansas City Symphony rose to the challenge by providing a compelling reading of Gustav Mahler’s massive Symphony No. 2 in C Minor.

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