October 19 - 21, 2023
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
265 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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The Last Five Months: Sibling Sorrow and Mendelssohn’s Stark String Quartet in F Minor

Oct 19 2023
11:0 AM - 12:20 PM

This presentation will discuss the close relationship between composer Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) and his sister Fanny Hensel, and how Fanny’s sudden death was the catalyst for the unusual composition that became Felix’s final work before his grief led to his own untimely death.

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