Inbal's approach is more
matter-of-fact, deeply considered, cool-headed, even calculated. The effect is to display Mahler's creations in a clear, revealing — but not cold or unflattering — light, with the result that these creations are allowed to stand on their own. Inbal neither overstates nor understates; he simply states. <…> Again and again, this set enables the listener to rediscover music that seemed already familiar.