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 Offer Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream - incidental music, Op. 61 & Overture, Op. 21

Ceri-Lyn Cissone (narrator), Alexander Knox (narrator) & Frankie Wakefield (narrator)

London Symphony Orchestra & The Monteverdi Choir, Sir John Eliot Gardiner

…much to enjoy here…pinpoint precision of melody-carrying flutes and violins, the sure footed bass and above all a sense that the composer is being taken seriously. More…

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Mendelssohn: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 4 'Italian'

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir John Eliot Gardiner

Gardiner keeps the LSO on its toes both in the C minor work and the Italian symphony, the winds producing crystal-clear articulation the hair-raisingly fast account of the latter’s concluding... More…

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Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 'Lobgesang'

Lucy Crowe (soprano), Jurgita Adamonyté (mezzo), Michael Spyres (tenor)

London Symphony Orchestra, Monteverdi Choir, Sir John Eliot Gardiner

The Monteverdi Singers produce, as ever, a clean, well-focused tone and there is much pleasure to be had in Lucy Crowe’s radiant soprano and Michael Spyres’s lyrical tenor, making the most of... More…

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Lost Is My Quiet

Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Iestyn Davies (countertenor), Joseph Middleton (piano)

The art of vocal duetting is exemplified at its best in this recital by two of today’s finest British singers, working with an accompanist of equal merit…each singer has solo items…Yet the most... More…

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Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts Mendelssohn & Schumann

Maria João Pires (piano)

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir John Eliot Gardiner

[Pires] has the enviable ability to make everything sound fresh but natural, and her tone is enchanting...The definition on [the Blu-ray] is superb and the camera work actually helps the viewer... More…

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 Offer The King of Instruments - A Voice Reborn

Stephen Cleobury (Harrison & Harrison organ)

On the whole, the organ is a pretty flexible beast, best in the Mendelssohn and Franck where heavy diapasons and rounded reeds make all the difference, but less spectacular in Bach, its mixtures,... More…

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 New  Offer Mendelssohn: Works for Cello & Piano

Christian Poltéra (cello), Ronald Brautigam (piano)

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Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 'Lobgesang'

Judith Howarth (soprano), Jennifer Larmore (mezzo-soprano) & Christoph Prégardien (tenor)

Bergen Philharmonic Choir, KorVest (Bergen Vocal Ensemble), The Danish National Vocal Ensemble DR & Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Andrew Litton

Litton's live recording is outstanding: observant of Mendelssohn's tempi, with beautifully detailed orchestral textures and lithe but robust choral work from the Danish National Vocal Ensemble... More…

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Mendelssohn: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 3

NDR Radiophilharmonie, Andrew Manze

Clean playing, excellent speeds, a manageable reverberation time (around four seconds), intelligent introduction of dynamics where they are plainly lacking and sensitive phrasing with no mannered... More…

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Mendelssohn in Birmingham, Vol. 2

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner

Gardner conducts these pieces with a highly satisfying blend of freedom and discipline. In some of Mendelssohn's more lyrical moments...you need a metronome to judge his rhythmic flexibility,... More…

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