Jan Lisiecki, Gramophone's Young Artist of 2013, has reached the venerable age of 23, and has just released an album for DG that contains Mendelssohn's two piano concertos alongside two major solo works.
In this week's Gramophone Podcast he talks to Editor-in-Chief James Jolly about Mendelssohn the pianist, much admired by Liszt, Chopin and Schumann, programming Mendelssohn's music and working with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
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