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Featured Musician: A Maazel Celebration

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The discs under consideration here.

Jeremy Lee writes

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Just Mendelssohn being Mendelssohn, HIP being HIP, and Me

Leonard Ip writes

When I didn’t have the slightest clue what a Historically Informed Performance is like, I listened to Concerto Köln’s Mendelssohn string symphonies and I thought that it’s lovely. No, I didn’t only thought it lovely: I love the music, and I love the performances.

What vitality, what fire, what grace! Mendelssohn, the preternatural prodigy, completely Continue reading