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Budapest Festival Orchestra & Pro Musica (women's choir), Iván Fischer
Fischer is alive to the magical atmosphere of Felix Mendelssohn’s score and nowhere more keenly than at the start of the overture, where the four wind chords are extended beyond their usual... — More…
Johannes Moser (cello), Alasdair Beatson (piano)
Johannes Moser and Alasdair Beatson offer fine, full-blooded performances of all this repertoire. Beatson uses an Érard piano from 1837…allowing for maximum clarity and lightness in rapid passagework,... — More…