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Mozart 250 - Music of 1767

Live from Wigmore Hall, in London, Classical Opera give a concert featuring the music of the young Mozart and his contemporaries, including Gassmann, Gluck, JC Bach, Abel and Arne.

Live from Wigmore Hall, Classical Opera presents MOZART 250 - Music of 1767.

Spanning 27 years - from the 250th anniversary of Mozart's childhood visit to London to the 250th anniversary of his death - Classical Opera tonight reach the third year in a journey in which they re-tread the steps of musical history, examining, contextualising and celebrating the life of Mozart.
Ian Page's period instrument ensemble are joined by three outstanding young soloists, including the BBC New Generation Artist, Ashley Riches as they explore the music of the young Mozart and the composers who influenced him.

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Mozart: Symphony no.6 in F major
K.43

Gassmann: Bella in un vago viso from Amore e Psiche

Gluck: No, crudel, non posso vivere from Alceste

JC Bach: Sopra quell capo indegno from Carataco

Abel: Frene le belle lagrime from Sifari

INTERVAL

Mozart: Grabmusik K.42

Haydn: Vidit suum & Flammis orci from Stabat Mater HXXbis

Arne: Symphony no.1 in C major

Mozart: Natus cadit atque Deus from Apollo et Hyacinthus K.38

Gemma Summerfield (soprano); Stuart Jackson (tenor); Ashley Riches (bass-baritone)
Classical Opera Orchestra
Ian Page (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Part 1

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Symphony No.6 in F major, K.43

      Performer: Ian Page. Ensemble: Orchestra of Classical Opera.
    • Florian Gassmann

      Bella in un vago viso' from Amore e Psiche

      Performer: Gemma Summerfield. Ensemble: Orchestra of Classical Opera.
    • Christoph Willibald Gluck

      No, crudel, non posso' from Alceste

      Performer: Stew Jackson. Orchestra: Orchestra of Classical Opera.
    • Johann Christian Bach

      Sopra quell capo indegno' from Carattaco

      Performer: Ashley Riches. Ensemble: Orchestra of Classical Opera.
    • Carl Friedrich Abel

      Frena le belle lagrime' from Sifari

      Performer: Gemma Summerfield. Ensemble: Orchestra of Classical Opera.
  • Interval

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Partita No 2 in C minor, BWV826

      Performer: Beatrice Rana.
  • Part 2

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Grabmusik, K.42

      Performer: Ashley Riches. Ensemble: Orchestra of Classical Opera.
    • Joseph Haydn

      Vidit suum' from Stabat Mater

      Performer: Stew Jackson. Ensemble: Orchestra of Classical Opera.
    • Thomas Arne

      Symphony in C major

      Ensemble: Orchestra of Classical Opera. Conductor: Ian Page.
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Natus cadit' from Apollo et Hyacinthus, K.38

      Performer: Gemma Summerfield. Ensemble: Orchestra of Classical Opera.
    • Georg Philipp Telemann

      Fliesst, ihr Zeugen meiner Schmerzen" from Orfeo

      Performer: Ashley Riches. Ensemble: Orchestra of Classical Opera.
  • Post-concert: Music on the Brink of Destruction

    • Gnesin

      In Memory of Our Dead Children Op. 63

      Ensemble: Leonore Piano Trio.

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