Posted at 10:48 AM on February 3, 2009
by Gillian Martin
It's February 3rd, the 200th birthday of composer Felix Mendelssohn. To note the occasion, here are links to a few articles that debate the question, "Is his music great, or kinda fluffy?"
Ivan Hewett of the Telegraph expresses his opinion here.
The Mendelssohn Project refutes the notion here.
Ouch. It's true though - You do see lots of people at concerts reading every word in the program.