Mendelssohn and Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel

String Quartets

April 2013
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'The Quatuor Ebène matches and in some respects exceeds rival Mendelssohn recordings in the commitment and physical impact of its playing' Erik Levi

Felix Mendelssohn
String Quartet No. 2, Op. 13
String Quartet No. 6, Op. 80

Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel
String Quartet in E flat major

Quatuor Ebène

Virgin Classics 464 5462 76:50 mins

Audio clip: from Fanny Mendelssohn's String Quartet in E flat major, I. Allegro ma non troppo

For a full review, pick up a copy of the April issue of BBC Music Magazine