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Mendelssohn: String Symphonies, Vol. 2 / Gaigg, L'Orfeo Baroque Orchestra


Release Date: 11/03/2017 
Label:  Cpo   Catalog #: 555047  
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Michi Gaigg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  L'Orfeo Baroque Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

For two decades now the L’Orfeo Barockorchester ranges among the most prominent players on the Early Music stage. According to the Neue Zürcher Zeitung the international ensemble, directed by its founder Michi Gaigg, boasts uniqueness which sets it apart from any globalized uniformity. This quality is based on widely diverse musical synergies. A spirited approach, a sense of continuity, healthy dynamics in the ensemble and an inquisitive nature are the ingredients for Michi Gaigg’s recipe. Against this background she creates her own colorful, sensual, temperamental and unmistakable handwriting. This album is the second release in the ensemble’s exploration of the String Symphonies of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. The first volume was Read more previously released to stunning reviews. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony for Strings no 7 in D minor by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Michi Gaigg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  L'Orfeo Baroque Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1821-22; Germany 
2.
Symphony for Strings No. 10 in B minor by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Michi Gaigg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  L'Orfeo Baroque Orchestra
Written: 1823 
3.
Symphony for Strings no 13 in C minor "Symphoniesatz" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Michi Gaigg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  L'Orfeo Baroque Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Germany 
4.
Symphony for Strings no 12 in G minor by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Michi Gaigg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  L'Orfeo Baroque Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Germany 

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