Fanny & Felix

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Catalog: VKJK 2301

Kristin Henneberg Andreas Hartmann Susanne Rassbach

After an exhausting four years of a nomadic life between London; Frankfurt; Berlin and Leipzig; in 1845 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy found a suitable place to live at Königstraße 5 (today the Mendelssohn-Haus) in Leipzig. The museum complex also includes a garden with a garden house; the upper floor of which has been converted into a chamber music hall. The hall has an historic grand piano (Steinway; circa 1910) and excellent acoustics; which is why it is regularly used for music recordings. The CD at hand which combines the mentioned piano trios was recorded there; too. In its booklet; the reader can get a view into the museum’s rooms which breathe the air of the mid 19th century without being mouldy.

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