Mendelssohn The Piano Trios

ARTISTS
The Benvenue Fortepiano Trio
Monica Huggett (violin),  Tanya Tomkins (cello), Eric Zivian (fortepiano)

performed on period instruments

The 200th anniversary of Felix Mendelssohn’s birth in 2009 raised the popularity of his music to new heights. This new recording of his beloved Piano Trios is a rarity, performed on period instruments. The Benvenue Fortepiano Trio is lead by the enterprising violinist Monica Huggett, whose numerous recordings for Avie have consistently resulted in critical acclaim and awards.  Her partners here are two of America’s foremost period instrument practitioners, cellist Tanya Tomkins  and Eric Zivian playing on an 1841 Viennese fortepiano which lends a unique crystalline sound to these early romantic masterpieces. – See more at Avie Records
 
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Mendelssohn The Piano Trios

(2009 by David v.R. Bowles)

The 200th anniversary of Felix Mendelssohn’s birth in 2009 raised the popularity of his music to new heights. This new recording of his beloved Piano Trios is a rarity, performed on period instruments.

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