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In Time / Siranossian, Lehmann, Anima Eterna Brugge

Release Date: 08/24/2018 
Label:  Alpha Productions   Catalog #: 410  
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Chouchane SiranossianDavit MelkonyanBernadetta VerhagenBalázs Bozzai,   ... 
Conductor:  Jakob Lehmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Anima Eterna Brugge
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Chouchane Siranossian is a rising star of the baroque and classical violin, Jakob Lehmann a virtuoso violinist and orchestral director who frequently conducts Anima Eterna. Together, they embody what the Bruges orchestra and its founder, Jos van Immerseel, have decided to call the ‘Next Generation Anima Eterna’… Today they are presenting Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in its original version. "We wanted to take a look into Mendelssohn’s workshop. He struggled with his self-diagnosed ‘revision disease’ and always strove to work hard on himself and his creations" says Jakob Lehmann. Chouchane Siranossian continues, "It was a fascinating experience for me to discover historical research and its implementation on period Read more instruments in collaboration with Anima Eterna Brugge. In my interpretation, I used exclusively the fingerings, bowings and other performance markings of Ferdinand David and Joseph Joachim, both of whom rehearsed the work with the composer." This recording is rounded off with the Octet, also in its original version, which is longer and has many alterations in instrumentation, harmony and articulation. Read less

Works on This Recording

Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Chouchane Siranossian (Violin)
Conductor:  Jakob Lehmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Anima Eterna Brugge
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Octet for Strings in E flat major, Op. 20 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Davit Melkonyan (Cello), Bernadetta Verhagen (Viola), Balázs Bozzai (Violin),
Chouchane Siranossian (Violin), Jakob Lehmann (Violin), Nicolas Mazzoleni (Violin),
Katya Polin (Violin), Astrig Siranossian (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Germany 

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