Gala Concert celebrating Mozart’s 250th birthday
The Gala Concert on January 27, 2006, will take place at 6pm CET (the hour of Mozart’s birth). Under the direction of Riccardo Muti, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra will present a unique musical event together with the soloists Thomas Hampson, Cecilia Bartoli, Mitsuko Uchida (piano), Gidon Kremer (violin), and Yuri Bashmet (viola).
Excerpts from the program:
- Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in C major;
- Sinfonia concertante’ in E flat major for Violin, Viola and Orchestra;
- Symphony in D major;
- Motet ‘Exsultate jubilate’;
- Arias and duets from “Le Nozze di Figaro”, “Don Giovanni” and others.
This concert will be a worldwide telecast. Please check with your local station for broadcasting times.