Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor is a captivating and widely performed work. It’s filled with subtlety and beauty, and a healthy dose of flash. This week’s Featured Album also includes two works from a very young Felix, who was as much of a prodigy as Mozart. Chinese violinist Tianwa Yang plays with the Sinfonia Finlandia Jyväskylä (pronounced YOU-VAS-KUH-LAH), conducted by the legendary flutist Patrick Gallois.
- Posted by Daniel Gilliam on July 15
Our Featured Album this week comes from Philippe Quint, playing Bruch and Mendelssohn concertos and two Romances by Beethoven. Listen all this week with Alan Brandt and Daniel Gilliam for selections from this Featured Album.
- Posted by Daniel Gilliam on March 25
Watch one of today’s top string quartets, The Ebene Quartet, delve deep at a Brooklyn bookstore to play the dark-hued second movement of Felix Mendelssohn’s Op. 80 string quartet. (via NPR Music)
- Posted by Daniel Gilliam on January 29