Posts Tagged ‘Mendelssohn’

Four ‘English’ Composers

Pur­cell, Han­del, Haydn and Mendelssohn… four com­posers who were pro­found­ly influ­enced by their life in Eng­land.

Happy Birthday Felix Mendelssohn!


Jakob Lud­wig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, the man we know as Felix Mendelssohn, was born on this day, Feb­ru­ary 3, 1809. Today’s pro­gram on Radio Riel’s Main stream cel­e­brates the the work of the Ger­man com­pos­er, pianist and con­duc­tor in hon­or of his 205th birth­day.

Midsummer Romance

Arthur Rackham MND

Radio Riel pays trib­ute to Mid­sum­mer Night with a pro­gram of music on our Main stream from the Roman­tic era with a focus on the music of Felix Mendelssohn. Today’s pro­gram fea­tures music from Mendelssohn’s A Mid­sum­mer Night’s Dream in both Eng­lish and Ger­man, as well as some of his Cham­ber works and his Songs With­out Words. Addi­tion­al­ly you will hear music from oth­er com­posers of the Roman­tic era today, such as Brahms, Chopin, Liszt, Borodin, Par­ry, Schu­mann and more.

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