Felix Mendelssohn

Jan Lisiecki
Holger Hage

The exuberance of youth courses through a Boston Symphony concert as Tugan Sokhiev leads Mendelssohn's "Italian" Symphony and Chopin's First Piano Concerto, with soloist Jan Lisiecki.

The Calidore Quartet
Courtesy of the ensemble

On WCRB In Concert with the Concord Chamber Music Society, the Los Angeles-based string quartet brings their signature vitality and virtuosity to works by Haydn, Mendelssohn, and Caroline Shaw, on demand.

Thomanerchor Leipzig (Credit: Matthias Knoch)
Matthias Knoch / Matthias Knoch

The Thomanerchor Leipzig, founded 800 years ago and led by J.S. Bach in the 1700s, celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation with music by Bach, Mendelssohn, and Schütz, and more.

Clockwise from left: Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Kirill Gerstein, Thomas Adès
Courtesy of the artists

Saturday, February 10 (encore Monday, February 18),  2018
8:00 PM

An unprecedented alliance between the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra is launched through music by Bach, Schumann, Shepherd, and Mendelssohn.

image of Tanglewood at dusk
Stu Rosner

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Hans Graf, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Kiera Duffy, soprano
Abigail Fischer, mezzo-soprano
Singers from the Boston University Tanglewood Institute Chorus
     Katie Woolf, conductor
Carson Elrod, actor (Felix Mendelssohn)
Antonio Weissinger, actor (Young Mendelssohn and Boy)
Karen MacDonald, actor (Titania)
Will Lyman, actor (Oberon)
Bill Barclay, stage director
Cristina Todesco, scenic designer
Kathleen Doyle, costume designer

CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 2
MENDELSSOHN Incidental music to A Midsummer Night's Dream (complete)

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