Mostly Mozart : including Glanville-Hicks
- Date: Wednesday, 15 February 2012, 11:30am
- Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre — Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
- Tickets: $35/$26 — Tickets can be purchased online
The urgent opening gesture of Mozart's Symphony No.40 ushers us into a dark and dramatic world of turbulent operatic emotion, in the words of one critic it is "a work of passion, violence and grief". This most famous of Mozart's symphonies is instantly recognisable and gripping. Equally powerful is Carl Weber's First Clarinet Concerto, a glittering star turn for an instrument with a mercurial temperament and a gift for virtuoso 'vocal' acrobatics. Clearly talent ran in the family: Weber was Mozart's cousin-in-law. In the spotlight is ANAM clarinettist Alexander Morris and Orchestra Victoria (no strangers to opera) directed from the violin by Concertmaster Adam Choulabi. Join us for tea and a morning of danger, drama and dazzling playing.
Featured non-Australian music: Mozart, Weber
Further information for this event is available online at the event's website
Featured Australian Works
||Three gymnopedies : string orchestra (1953) by Peggy Glanville-Hicks|
— performed by Orchestra Victoria and Adam Chalabi
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