mendelssohn mendelssohn  /ˈmɛn dəl sən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) German musician and romantic composer of orchestral and choral works (1809-1847)

News

  1. American Classical Orchestra at Alice Tully Hall

    Thomas Crawford presented Mendelssohn’s “Reformation” Symphony on Tuesday at the American Classical Orchestra.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. ANN ARBOR: Romance, competition, politics and intrigue intersect in Ann Arbor Civic Theatre’s ‘Chess’

    Ann Arbor Civic Theatre rounds out its 2012-13 main stage season with the compelling musical drama “Chess,” directed by Glenn Bugala, June 6-9, at U-M’s Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, 911 N. University, Ann Arbor.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Ann Arbor Journal

Quotes

  1. "I would be very, very skeptical," Botstein said. "If the composer leaves it unfinished or kept it out from publication, you have to respect the composer's wishes. What needs to be honoured in Mendelssohn is the music that has been known for...
    on Jan 23, 2009 By: Leon Botstein Source: Globe and Mail

  2. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma agrees, "Mendelssohn was the ideal citizen musician. Our purpose in making this recording was not only to play and share some great music, but also to celebrate Mendelssohn as a model of excellence, generosity and virtuosity, an...
    on Mar 9, 2010 By: Yo-Yo Ma Source: Minnesota Public Radio

  3. Then Mr. Perlman said from the stage, "It's the Mendelssohn year, so we'll play some Brahms for you."
    on Apr 1, 2009 By: Itzhak Perlman Source: New York Times

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