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11 March 1829 Felix Mendelssohn performs JS Bach’s St Matthew Passion #otdimjh

Felix Mendelssohn performed Bach’s St Matthew Passion on 11 March 1829 for the first time in 100 years, marking the rediscovery of Bach as a composer. This historic performance, due in large part to Mendelssohn’s vision (he was only fifteen when he … Continue reading

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