Mendelssohn Madness

Tue, 02/03/2009 - 6:00am
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A watercolor painting by James Warren Childe of Felix Mendelssohn at the age of 30 in London in 1839.

 

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Felix Mendelssohn turns 200 on February 3 and he sounds as fresh and vibrant as ever! Tune in to Classical 91.5 all day as we celebrate this musical landmark with Mendelssohn's finest and most important works throughout the day, including excerpts from a great Bach masterpiece that Mendelssohn rescued from obscurity. Join us as we say, "Felicitations, Felix," all day February 3! Mendelssohn Madness runs all day Tuesday, February 3 on Classical 91.5/90.3/HD91.5-1.

Pipedreams on Sunday, February 1 at 8 p.m. and Exploring Music on Monday, February 2 and Tuesday, February 3 at 7 p.m. are also celebrating the bicentennial of Mendelssohn.