Six days’ immersion in the chamber music of Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Six days’ immersion in the chamber music of Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

A magical landscape of utterly accessible and beautiful music

 

 
 

“A feast of glorious music – highly addictive!”

… performed by ten international artists, including the Werther Ensemble

… performed by ten international artists, including the Werther Ensemble

The Werther Ensemble

 

I loved the whole thing – great atmosphere, fantastic players, good audience and great music.”

… many of whom featured in 2013’s Brahms-neat and 2014’s Schubert Fest

… many of whom featured in 2013’s Brahms-neat and 2014’s Schubert Fest

‘The Trout’ Quintet, Whittington Festival 2014

 

 

“I do not think the term ‘life-changing’ is inappropriate.”

… in St John the Baptist Whittington with its perfect acoustic and unimpeded sightlines

… in St John the Baptist Whittington with its perfect acoustic and unimpeded sightlines

St John the Baptist Church Whittington in Springtime

 

 

“The programme was brilliant: please don’t dumb down!”

… including the now traditional ten-minute contribution from young Shropshire musicians

… including the now traditional ten-minute contribution from young Shropshire musicians

Each with their own specially arranged part according to ability

 

 

“The performance with the young people stole my heart.”

Mendelssohn 2015