Like J.S. Bach, Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) had little interest in establishing new forms within Classical music: he was more committed to the idea of synthesis and the perfection of forms already in existence.Thus it is only in the area of the concerto that he could be said to have moved the music forward in any substantial way. However, again like Bach, the supreme quality
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–91) was an Austrian composer. Mozart composed music in several genres, including opera and symphony.His most famous compositions included the motet Exsultate, Jubilate, K 165 (1773), the operas The Marriage of Figaro (1786) and Don Giovanni (1787), and the Jupiter Symphony (1788). In all, Mozart composed more than 600 pieces of music.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on January 27, 1756. He was a prolific and highly influential composer of Classical music. His enormous output of more than six hundred compositions includes works that are widely acknowledged as pinnacles of symphonic, chamber, piano, operatic, and choral music.
Take a deep breath and get ready to learn all about the woodwinds! Sound All Around is the perfect way to introduce your child to the orchestra.
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Known for his audacious, fascinating and imaginative interpretations, conductor and pianist David Greilsammer is recognized as one of today’s most adventurous classical artists.
Chamber music is a form of classical music that is composed for a small group of instruments—traditionally a group that could fit in a palace chamber or a large room. Most broadly, it includes any art music that is performed by a small number of performers, with one performer to a part (in contrast to orchestral music, in which each string part is played by a number of performers).
Johann Stamitz (1717-1757) Stamitz not only was an excellent clarinet player, but at the same time the conductor of the Mannheim royal orchestra (« Mannheimer …
Under the baton of German conductor David Afkham, Canadian violinist Blake Pouliot – Grand Prize winner of the 2016 OSM Manulife Competition – performs the renowned Sibelius Violin Concerto.
Experience your favorite movies transformed with the music of a live symphony orchestra in the Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series. For the first time ever, audiences can rediscover the magic of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ while a live symphony orchestra performs John Williams’ unforgettable score and Harry Potter™ soars across the big screen in high-definition.
Wind Serenade. Festival Wind Players Friday July 13th at 7.30pm St. Peter’s Church Serenade, Op.7 – R. Strauss Adagio, K.411 – Mozart Petite Symphonie – Gounod Serenade for 13 winds, K.361 – Mozart Formed especially for this opening evening concert, the Festival Wind Players, directed by Nicholas Marshall present some of the masterworks of the repertoire for large wind ensemble, including
Iain Farrington (piano) – Concert 10 from Mahler Piano Series: Old World Farewells
Idomeneo, re di Creta ossia Ilia e Idamante (Italian for Idomeneus, King of Crete, or, Ilia and Idamante; usually referred to simply as Idomeneo, K. 366) is an Italian language opera seria by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.The libretto was adapted by Giambattista Varesco from a French text by Antoine Danchet, which had been set to music by André Campra as Idoménée in 1712.
MOZART Piano Quintet in E b Major K. 452 • 1784 • performed by Mozart himself on April Fool’s Day, and in a letter to his father, he declared enthusiastically, “the best thing I have so far written in my life”
Sam and David Josefowitz founded the Concert Hall Society record company in New York already in the nineteen fourties and in the era of vinyl long playing record they started the world famous Musical Masterpiece Society subscription series.