Isata Kanneh-Mason to be Featured in Universal Music Group’s Documentary ‘Fanny: The Other Mendelssohn’

Universal Music Group’s Mercury Studios has announced a feature documentary titled “Fanny: The Other Mendelssohn,” featuring Isata Kanneh-Mason. Directed by the composer’s thrice-great granddaughter, BAFTA-winning filmmaker Sheila Hayman, the documentary stars Decca artist Kanneh-Mason, recipient of the 2021 Leonard Bernstein Award and the 2021 best classical artist at the Global Awards, as she interprets the work of Fanny Mendelssohn. The {…}

Anastasia Boldyreva to Celebrate Fanny Mendelssohn

On Nov. 24, the Accademia Filarmonica Romana in Sala Casella will celebrate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women with a concert entitled “Fanny, genio invisibile.” The concert will be dedicated to Fanny Mendelssohn with musicologist Eleonora Negri reading letters and diary entries from the composer. Mezzo-soprano Anastasia Boldyreva will perform Lieder and songs by Fanny Mendelssohn including  {…}

Mostly Mozart 2019 Festival Review: ‘A Little Night Music’ with Susanna Phillips & Myra Huang

(Credit: Kevin Yatarola) On July 30, 2019, Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival took to the Kaplan Penthouse for a concert lit by candlelight, as part of their “A Little Night Music” concert series. This episode featured soprano Susanna Phillips, accompanied by pianist Myra Huang, the latter making her debut with the Mostly Mozart Festival. The evening’s program consisted of songs {…}