ASO review: Guest conductor Vasily Petrenko gives orchestra an exuberant, crisp workout [ArtsATL]

by Mark Gresham | 18 may 2012, ArtsATL

Vasily Petrenko, chief conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, leads the ASO on Thursday night. It was his second Atlanta appearance as guest conductor. (Photo by Mark McNulty)

Vasily Petrenko, chief conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, leads the ASO on Thursday night. It was his second Atlanta appearance as guest conductor. (Photo by Mark McNulty)

Thursday evening’s concert by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, with guest conductor Vasily Petrenko and pianist Kirill Gerstein, offered up a mixture of early- and middle-20th-century works that appealed well to a mainstream symphonic audience. … • READ MORE on ArtsATL