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Work: Symphony no. 3 in A minor, "Scottish", Op.56

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ComposerMendelssohn, Felix (1809-1847)
Work typeOrchestral
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EastbourneRomantic Journeys

Mendelssohn, Rachmaninov
London Philharmonic Orchestra; Patrick Hahn; Tom Borrow

ZaragozaSilvia Márquez plays TorresWorld premiere

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Mendelssohn, Torres
Orquesta Sinfónica Ciudad de Zaragoza; Juan Luis Martínez; Silvia Márquez


Ligeti, Brahms, Mendelssohn
Orquesta Sinfónica de RTVE; Joshua Weilerstein; María Dueñas

GlasgowMendelssohn: 'Scottish' Symphony

Saariaho, Ravel, Mendelssohn
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Kristiina Poska; Denis Kozhukhin

EdinburghMendelssohn 'Scottish' Symphony in Edinburgh

Saariaho, Ravel, Mendelssohn
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Kristiina Poska; Denis Kozhukhin
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Julian Rachlin and Sarah McElravy star in unusual Bruch in Liverpool

Liverpool’s Philharmonic Hall radiates with an evening of persuasive interpretations from violinist and conductor Julian Rachlin. 
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Two studies in the minor key from Petrenko and the Berlin Phil

The chief conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker challenges his audience with a pairing of disparate symphonies by Mendelssohn and Shostakovich. Not something you encounter every day.
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Echoes of Scotland: musical postcards from Chauhan and the BBCSO

Alpesh Chauhan and the BBCSO give a finely judged “Scottish” Symphony, Timothy Ridout plays Sally Beamish's haunting Under the Wing of the Rock and a riotous Orkney Wedding with Sunrise concludes a celebration of Scotland. 

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Galumphing through Scotland with Manacorda and the RSPO

Two symphonies composed in 1842 were an interesting programming premise but the execution was something of a letdown, with musical subtlety in short supply.
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Tokyo Symphony restarts with a full-length concert at Suntory Hall

The Tokyo Symphony Orchestra reopened its doors to audiences with majestic Mendelssohn.
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