Penny Gore presents the OAE. Mendelssohn: Octet in E flat for strings, Op 20. Rossini: String Sonata No 3 in C; Duetto for cello and double bass.
Penny Gore presents part of a series of concerts in which the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment perform some of Mendelssohn's best-loved chamber music for wind and strings at St George's, Bristol. For Radio 3's Mendelssohn anniversary celebrations.
Including one of the composer's most popular works - the Octet for strings in E flat - written when he was only 16, yet widely regarded as one of the masterpieces of string repertoire.
Soloists of the Orchestra of the Age of Englightenment:
Matthew Truscott, Margaret Faultless, Alison Bury, Ken Aiso (violins)
Tom Dunn, Nicholas Logie (violas)
Richard Tunnicliffe, Robin Michael (cello)
Chi-chi Nwanoku (double bass)
Rossini: String Sonata No 3 in C; Duetto for cello and double bass
Mendelssohn: Octet in E flat for strings, Op 20.
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