mendelssohn – 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville http://wuol.org Louisville's Fine Arts Station Wed, 17 May 2017 19:12:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 http://wuol.org/wp-content/uploads/cropped-wuol-32x32.gif mendelssohn – 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville http://wuol.org 32 32 Review: Johannes String Quartet plays the dark, poignant and playful http://wuol.org/review-johannes-string-quartet-plays-the-dark-poignant-and-playful/ http://wuol.org/review-johannes-string-quartet-plays-the-dark-poignant-and-playful/#comments Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:35:15 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=98838 Chamber Music Society of Louisville presented the Johannes String Quartet on its second concert of the season, to a modestly-filled crowd at Margaret Comstock Concert Hall on Sunday, November 23rd at 3pm. Typical of the ensembles CMS Louisville books, each player of Johannes is highly skilled with an impressive list of credentials: Soovin Kim, the […]

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Featured Album: Chad Hoopes Plays Mendelssohn and Adams http://wuol.org/featured-album-chad-hoopes-plays-mendelssohn-and-adams/ Tue, 27 May 2014 15:59:34 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=98202 Chad Hoopes, age 19, has a new album out today with Felix Mendelssohn’s epic Violin Concerto, Op. 64; and John Adams’ Violin Concerto, commissioned by the Minnesota Orchestra, New York City Ballet and London Symphony Orchestra, and winner of the 1995 Grawemeyer Award in Music Composition. Listen to it this week!

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New Mendelssohn http://wuol.org/new-mendelssohn/ Tue, 06 May 2014 17:32:04 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=98137 We can all agree that Felix Mendelssohn did us a huge favor by reviving an interest in Bach. Now it’s his turn, as scholars have uncovered a song after it being lost for 140 years.

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Featured Album: Mendelssohn and the Violin http://wuol.org/featured-album-mendelssohn-and-the-violin/ Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:26:02 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=96824 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 […]

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Philippe Quint plays Bruch, Beethoven and Mendelssohn http://wuol.org/philippe-quint-plays-bruch-beethoven-and-mendelssohn/ Mon, 25 Mar 2013 14:51:24 +0000 http://www.wuol.org/?p=96210 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.

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Mendelssohn in a Bookstore http://wuol.org/ebenequartet/ Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:08:49 +0000 http://www.wuol.org/?p=95745 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)

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