This past fall, members of the Youth Orchestra’s Premier String Quartet recorded Mendelssohn's String Quartet No. 1 using instruments from the Violins of Hope Collection.

The recording took place at the University of Saint Francis Music Technology Center in downtown Fort Wayne as part of the Violins of Hope: Fort Wayne events.


Listen to the recordings below:

1st Movement: Adagio non troppo - Allegro non tardante

2nd Movement: Canzonetta (Allegretto)

3rd Movement: Andante espressivo

4th Movement: Molto allegro e vivace