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This page lists all recordings of A Midsummer Night's Dream - incidental music, Op. 61 (including overture) by Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47).

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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…

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Lucy Crowe (soprano), Jurgita Adamonytė (mezzo), Michael Spyres (tenor), Alexander Knox (Puck), Ceri-lyn Cissone (Titania), Frankie Wakefield (Oberon), Maria Joao Pires (piano)

London Symphony Orchestra, The Monteverdi Choir, Sir John Eliot Gardiner

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Pamela Coburn (soprano), Elisabeth von Magnus, Birgit Remmert (mezzos), Christoph Bantzer (reciter), Uwe Heilmann (tenor), Thomas Hampson (baritone), Rene Pape (bass)

Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Mendelssohn's highly potent brand of magic here in rhythmically robust live recordings of eight numbers from A Midsummer Night's Dream, and a formidable team of soloists for the spooky Walpurgisnacht. More…

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Sandrine Piau (soprano) & Delphine Collot (soprano)

La Chapelle Royale, Collegium Vocale Gent & Orchestre des Champs-Élysées, Philippe Herreweghe

Herreweghe draws some imaginative colours from Mendelssohn's brilliant score with an outstanding contribution from soprano Sandrine Piau. More…

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Recorded live at the Concert Hall of KKL Luzern, Lucerne Festival, August 2017

Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly

As a piece of filmmaking, it is utterly conventional…Chailly’s clear, unfussy gestures and limited range of facial expressions are all registered…As of August 2017, when this concert was recorded,... More…

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Jennifer Pike (violin), Rhian Lois (soprano I), Keri Fuge (soprano II)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, CBSO Youth Chorus, Edward Gardner

Pike does nothing here to inflame those of an orthodox persuasion and, with her sweet, singing tone and graceful phrasing, walks in the footsteps of many illustrious predecessors…the orchestra,... More…

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Recorded in May 2013, Philharmonie Berlin

Deborah York (soprano), Stella Doufexis (mezzo-soprano)

Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado

The legendary Abbado transparency is evident throughout this account [of the Mendelssohn] – a textural refinement that steers clear of preciousness and ever draws attention to itself. What needs... More…

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Wiener Philharmoniker, Pierre Monteux

enchanting … attractive … the conducting and the Vienna Philharmonic’s playing are a continual delight. Monteux gets the utmost delicacy in the Midsummer Night’s Dream music and misses not a... More…

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