Mendelssohn Unknown

Radio Times
Review by:
Patrick Mulkern

In his day, composer Felix Mendelssohn was also a formidable conductor and pianist, and in a new profile, which examines recently found works and correspondence with his sister, Fanny, world-class modern soloists (cellist Steven Isserlis, violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, pianist Lang Lang) discuss his remarkable legacy.

About this programme

Documentary exploring the life and work of composer Felix Mendelssohn, examining recently discovered unpublished works and letters written by him and his sister Fanny. Richard Chailly, Steven Isserlis, Lang Lang, Kurt Masur, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Roberto Prosseda and Charles Rosen also discuss his music and his legacy.

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