Under Malkki’s baton, the whirling finale was diamond-bright.

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Thursday’s program, which repeats through Sunday, benefited throughout from Malkki’s leadership. The Finnish conductor, who made her San Francisco Symphony debut in 2012 and returned in 2014, is an alert, precise podium presence, and her keen musical intelligence was in evidence throughout the evening.”

“Malkki drew superb playing from each section of the orchestra.”

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