Mendelssohn - A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Piano Concertos | Decca 4810778

Mendelssohn - A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Piano Concertos


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Label: Decca

Cat No: 4810778

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 5th May 2014



The cornerstone of this album is one of Felix Mendelssohn’s best known works, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and the album includes the five instrumental pieces from the incidental music, with the world famous Wedding March closing the suite.

The two Piano Concertos are played by Saleem Ashkar, who has performed the Concerto No.1 a number of times with Riccardo Chailly and the Gewandhaus Orchestra in Leipzig and on tour.

The album includes the world premiere recording of Ruy Blas (taken from Hogwood’s critical edition).

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