Mendelssohn: Complete Symphonies – London Symphony Orchestra, Sir John Eliot Gardiner

December 3, 2018, 9:00 am

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LSO Live presents Sir John Eliot Gardiner’s award-winning Mendelssohn series together in its entirety for the first time. Captured over three seasons during critically-acclaimed concerts in the Barbican Hall, this box set offers listeners the definitive account of Gardiner’s unique take on Mendelssohn with the London Symphony Orchestra: a blend between the conductor’s wide-ranging expertise and the Orchestra’s signature sound. The set includes the complete Mendelssohn symphonies, as well as three of the composer’s most popular overtures and Gardiner’s landmark version of the incidental music for A Midsummer Night’s Dream.