THOUGHTS ON FELIX MENDELSSOHN BY THE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
During my years of work on The Mendelssohn Project I have often been struck by the immeasurable beauty of the music of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Within his soaring melodies lies a complexity of emotion which is at times so deep that it belies the first reaction of some listeners. It is when one understands more about the man and listens closely to his music that one realizes fully the power and complexity of his understanding of the art of composition.
Why then has his music moved away from the forefront of the standard repertoire?
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