Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Joyful Haydn, energetic Mendelssohn and intense Schoenberg from Julia Fischer and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields

© Felix Broede/Decca

Julia Fischer (violin, director)
Oliver Schnyder (piano)
The Academy of St Martin in the Fields

'A Romantic Conversation'

Haydn: Violin Concerto in G major, Hob. VIIa:4
Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin, Piano and Strings in D minor, MWV 04
Schoenberg: Verkl√§rte Nacht, Op. 4 for String Orchestra

Cadogan Hall, Sunday 19 April 2015.

'Fischer played the two cadenzas ... with effortless precision and impressive control'.

'Fischer’s sweet tone was paired with a beautifully sensitive touch from Schnyder'.

'The string players’ rich depth of sound built to convey the anguish and passion required'.

Read my full review here.

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