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Felix Mendelssohn

  • The youngest-ever winner of the Sphinx Concerto Competition is the soloist in Bruch’s spirited Violin Concerto No. 1, and Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in works by Felix Mendelssohn and Ethel Smyth.
  • On WCRB In Concert with the Boston Chamber Music Society, melodious chamber pieces for piano and strings by Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Saint-Saëns take center stage, capped by a world premiere by Lowell Liebermann, all from New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall.
  • On WCRB In Concert with the Celebrity Series of Boston, flutist Emi Ferguson and the early music ensemble Ruckus perform J.S. Bach's music in a program called "Fly the Coop," and Diana Adamyan is the soloist in Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto with the Boston Pops and conductor Keith Lockhart.
  • Kazuki Yamada conducts the BSO in Berlioz's "Symphonie Fantastique," and the Jussen brothers join as soloists for Felix Mendelssohn's Concerto in E for two pianos and orchestra.
  • Before I had ever heard of Tchaikovsky, Dvořák, or Mendelssohn, their music was the soundtrack to my childhood thanks to a doll called Barbie.
  • In an encore broadcast, Dima Slobodeniouk leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in music by Dutilleux and Debussy, as well as Ravel’s “Mother Goose,” and Leonidas Kavakos is the soloist in Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto.
  • In an encore broadcast, Christina and Michelle Naughton are the soloists in Poulenc’s firecracker Concerto for Two Pianos, and Earl Lee leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Mendelssohn’s “Scottish” Symphony and “Pulse,” by Brian Raphael Nabors.
  • On WCRB In Concert with Mistral, early works by Felix Mendelssohn and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor form a vibrant counterpoint to the rich sonic landscape of Gabriel Fauré's Piano Trio, one of the composer's last pieces. This concert is no longer available for on-demand listening.
  • "A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit, and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?" ~Albert Einstein
  • BSO Principal Clarinetist William R. Hudgins is the soloist in Mozart’s timeless Clarinet Concerto, and Roderick Cox leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Mendelssohn's "Scottish" Symphony.