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Mendelssohn Album Reviews
Classic FM Album of the Week, week starting 8 February after 10am
Classic FM Album of the Week, commencing 4 January after 10am
Classic FM Album of the Week, 8 June 2015, after 10am
Classic FM Drive Featured Album, 11 May 2015, after 6pm
Classic FM Drive Featured Album, 20 October 2014
Classic FM Drive Featured Album, 8 September 2014.
Classic FM Drive Featured Album, 23 June 2014
Vivid performances of Mendelssohn favourites. Classic FM Drive Featured Album, 19 May 2014.
Penetrating playing of three distinct works from the mighty Mendelssohn. Album of the Weekend, 19-20 April 2014.
Vibrant Mendelssohn performances from the venue where he once performed them. John Suchet's Album of the Week, 3 February 2014.
Mendelssohn's chamber music meets its match in this vibrant album from the Australian Chamber Orchestra. Drive Featured Album, 25 March 2013
Discover Mendelssohn's lesser known violin music in the context of his brilliant Violin Concerto in E minor. Drive Featured Album 28 January 2013.
Discover an album of brilliant symphonic repertoire, played on period instruments by Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra.
Angelika Kirchschlager, Barbara Bonney and Malcolm Martineau come together for a spellbinding performance of Mendelssohn and Dvorák lieder.
Thomas Fey leds the Heidelberger Sinfoniker on an awe-inspiringly colourful performance of two Mendelssohn symphonies
Fine performances capture Mendelssohn and Shostakovich's music’s various soundworlds - and the engineering is top drawer
The Sinfonieorchester Aachen under Marcus Bosch extract every last note from Mendelssohn's Symphony Nos 1 with urgency
Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4, rearranged as a chamber work.
The soloists and Jun Märkl MDR Radio Choir & Symphony Orchestra lack the exultancy to take Mendelssohn's Elijah to new heights
Choir of St John’s College provides delightful aural pleasure.
Violinist Monica Huggett teams up with pianist Eric Zivian and cellist Tanya Tomkins for an intimate Mendelssohn performance
These outstanding performances get right to the heart of Mendelssohn.
There's little to choose between the two spirited performances of Mendelssohn six vital Organ Sonatas
First violinist Sara Bitlloch guides the Elias Quartet to excellence on this glorious disc of Mozart and friends
A great performance by Bergen Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra of Mendelssohn's ‘Hymn of Praise’ can't disguise its flaws
The Freiburg Baroque Orchestara and soloists inject spirit and innovation into Mendelssohns's immature early works
Trio Con Brio's emotional intense recording of Mendelssohn's Piano Trios Nos 1 & 2 is up there with the best performances
Alasdair Beatson gives shape and weight with an added dose of sensitivity and devotion to Mendelssohn's perfectly regulated score