Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos Nos 1 & 2; Piano Sonata, Op. 6 etc

COMPOSERS: Mendelssohn
LABELS: Sony BMG
ALBUM TITLE: Mendelssohn
WORKS: Piano Concertos Nos 1 & 2; Piano Sonata, Op. 6 etc
PERFORMER: Murray Perahia (piano); ASMF/Marriner (1975/84)
CATALOGUE NO: 88697 00818 2
Here’s a strong case for listening more often to Mendelssohn’s piano music, with and without orchestral accompaniment. The G minor and D minor Concertos are wonderfully lively works, and the Sonata a touching tribute to Beethoven, excellently played. Michael Tanner

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