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Music Review: Isabelle Faust, Freiburger Barockorchester – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, Symphony No. 5, Hebrides

What we hear on this recording is a virtuoso who makes it all sound easy, who draws deeply felt emotion and faery-dust thrills from her instrument with a feeling of effortlessness.

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Music Review: Violinist Carolin Widmann and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe – Music of Mendelssohn and Schumann

Written only nine years apart, these two concerti express very different aspects of Romanticism, and Widmann, who in 2013 was named Artist of the Year at the International Classical Music Awards, brings a powerful enthusiasm to them that's evident throughout.

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Interview with Steven Hancoff, Author of ‘Bach, Casals and the Six Suites for Cello Solo’

Interview with Steven Hancoff, author of "The Six Suites for Cello Solo" :"It is the mission, or the responsibility of each human being to give back, with interest, as it were, to whatever force it is that gave you life."

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