Bairos led the orchestra in a program of delicious variety. Delicious, too, was Bairos’ splendid sense of musicality and the orchestra’s solid professional craftsmanship.
Bairos led a rousing and exuberant performance... subtle instrumental details were brought out effectively.
Bare handed and aerobic, Bairos and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra displayed a reassuring precision. It is good to hear them back in top form.
Bairos worked to distinguish each one [Brahms, Haydn Variations] emphasizing Brahms' syncopations, juxtaposed meters and lush harmonies. He elicited terrific dynamic contrasts from the players that heightened the effect.
Under Bairos, the orchestra played a series of rhythmically tricky works with precision and clarity. Considerable creative ingenuity was on display.