The Salzburg Mozartwoche (or Mozart Week) takes place every January in the city of Mozart's birth. Among the chamber works performed there this year were the complete string quintets of Mozart, considered to be some of his very finest compositions. The performers were a specially convened star ensemble led by French violinist Renaud Capuçon.
Today's programme also features two works by another of this year's featured composers, Arvo Pärt.
Arvo Pärt: Fratres
Mozart: String Quintet in C, K515
Renaud Capuçon & Alina Ibragimova (violins)
Gérard Caussé & Léa Hennino (violas)
Clemens Hagen (cello)
Arvo Pärt: Mozart-Adagio
Maria Ehmer (violin), Leonhard Roczek (cello)
Herbert Schuch (piano).