poster for 2009 Boxed Set: Being Mendelssohn
× To commemorate Felix Mendelssohn’s extraordinary life and artistic achievements on the two-hundredth anniversary of his birth, Music@Menlo's 2009 season, Being Mendelssohn, presented the composer’s greatest chamber works—acknowledged masterpieces and rediscovered gems alike. By presenting Mendelssohn’s music alongside works by his predecessors, contemporaries, and artistic heirs, the 2009 edition of Music@Menlo LIVE illuminates the composer’s deeply personal and richly nuanced art from multiple perspectives.