1 CD / Newton Classics / 2013-07-30Works: Felix Mendelssohn: Quintet for Strings no 1 in A major, Op. 18; Quintet for Strings no 2 in B flat major, Op. 87
Though Mendelssohn's two string quintets sound as if they were written one right after the other, they were actually composed 20 years apart. Mendelssohn's compositional...continue...
Recording information: Lutherse Kerk, Haarlem, Holland (02/25/1999-02/27/1999)....continue...
2 CD / Newton Classics / 2011-10-25Works: Frédéric Chopin: Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23; Ballade for Piano no 2 in F major/a minor, B 102/Op. 38; Ballade for Piano no 3 in A flat major, B 136/Op. 47; Ballade for P...
Performers: Graffman, Gary
Conductors: Munch, Charles
Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Gary Graffman belongs to that incredible flowering of great American virtuosos who burst onto the public scene in the 1940s & '50s. He was born...continue...
1 CD / Newton Classics / 2011-04-26Works: Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77; Felix Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin in D minor
Performers: Szeryng, Henryk [Violin]
Conductors: Haitink, Bernard
Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Though Mendelssohn was considered by many to be a classicist, his E minor Violin Concerto was innovative in many ways, including dispensing with the opening...continue...
Recording information: Grote Zaal, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam....continue...