Radio 3 Composer of the Week

Mendelssohn, Felix

Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (3 February 1809 – 4 November 1847), born and widely known as Felix Mendelssohn, was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period.A grandson of the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn, Felix Mendelssohn was born into a prominent Jewish family. Although initially he was raised without religion, he was later baptised as a Reformed... read more

Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (3 February 1809 – 4 November 1847), born and widely known as Felix Mendelssohn... read more

Recommended Recording

Mendelssohn - String Quartets Nos 1 - 6

Mendelssohn - String Quartets Nos 1 - 6

Cherubini Quartett

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  • EuropaDeal
  • BR Klassik
  • Naxos
  • Chandos
  • Hyperion

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