RELEASED TODAY, April 14: Peter Donohoe records Mendelssohn’s Songs Without Words, Volume Two, for Chandos.

Originally published on March 8 I gave the first volume a brief mention wrapped inside some Grieg, Peter Donohoe’s excellent collection of Lyric Pieces, http://www.colinscolumn.com/peter-donohoe-records-griegs-lyric-pieces-for-chandos-volume-one/, and that splendid Mendelssohn opener now has an equally worthy successor. Donohoe plays these miniatures of salon charm and romantic ardour with affection, shape and sensitivity, energetic virtuosity, too, music … Continue reading RELEASED TODAY, April 14: Peter Donohoe records Mendelssohn’s Songs Without Words, Volume Two, for Chandos.