Reviews: Pairing of Dvorak and Mendelssohn
The MHS Review 382 Vol. 11, NO. 4 • 1987
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William Wians, "Classical Choices" South Bend Tribune 0anuary 5, 1986)
[This release draws] on 18th-century chamber repertoire. [It] is a pairing of Dvorak (String Quartet no. 11) and Mendelssohn (Andante in E and Scherzo in A Minor), played by the Mendelssohn String Quartet. These young performers are already acclaimed winners of several major awards, and are the quartet-in-residence at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. On this disc they play precisely and energetically, but never sacrifice grace of expression. This recording is an impressive debut, and their program shows off their talents well.