Mendelssohn with Polina Leschenko
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Richard Tognetti Artistic Director & Lead Violin
Polina Leschenko Piano
Polina Leschenko toured Australia with the ACO in 2012 and recorded this CD of
works by Felix Mendelssohn for piano and chamber orchestra during the tour.
A review of the Mendelssohn Octet performed during the tour read, “The enthusiasm and tightness of the ACO was nowhere better shown than in the Mendelssohn with its joyful, sweeping opening movement, quicksilver scherzo and romping closing figure.” Cumberland Newspapers
|1-3||MENDELSSOHN Concerto in D minor for violin, piano and strings||35:26|
|4-7||MENDELSSOHN Octet in E flat Major, Op.20||30:50|
“The Australian Chamber Orchestra capture the sense of drama in Mendelssohn's drawn-out phrases, but there's a sense of energy bubbling under the surface..."