A music director and orchestra at the top of their game. A 23-year-old violinist in a stunning local debut. Call it one of the hottest nights at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in recent times.
It would have been satisfying enough to have Yuri Temirkanov back - finally - with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra on Thursday night after a seven-month absence. With only two more weeks left in his tenure as music director, each performance automatically has extra significance.