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CSQ - Mendelssohn: String Quartets / WFMT: New Release Of the Week

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The three quartets of Opus 44 are the centerpiece of Felix Mendelssohn's mature string quartets. He wrote them in the years 1837-38, when his fame in the international musical community was rapidly growing. The first two of these works are given brilliant readings by the Cecilia String Quartet. Now entering its second decade, the quartet is Ensemble-in-Residence at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Music. They perform for leading presenters in Canada, the United States and Europe.

Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E minor, Op 44 No 2 (24:33) from the Cecilia String Quartet's - Mendelssohn: String Quartets on Analekta is a WFMT: Chicago 'New Release Of the Week.'