Mendelssohn's Own Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
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The last date listed for Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra was Friday November 7, 2014 / 8:00pm.
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Grammy-winning Swiss conductor Charles Dutoit leads award-winning German violinist Julia Fischer … More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Rob Caverly-Paxton
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We thoroughly enjoyed hearing the famed orchestra play as well as we'd imagined for years now. The ' Reformation ' symphony was beautifully presented, showing many segments I'd completely forgotten since last hearing the BSO play it in the 1970s. What a terrific experience!
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It was a superb performance of 2 pieces by Mendelssohn and a Beethoven violin concerto. The violinist, Nikolaj Znaidin, solos were really breathtaking. He was brought back 4 times to the stage for bows, and gave an encore from Bach. It was...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“The Leipzig sound is a palpable marvel; the magic obviates the need for words.” — The Sunday Times (London)
On the Program:
The Hebrides (Overture)
Symphony No. 5, “Reformation”
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