MOZART aria, “Barbaro, oh Dio, mi vedi,” from Il re pastore, K. 208. He was feted everywhere. 3. Mozart’s 31st year, 1787, saw the composition of several of his greatest works as well as some personal highs and lows. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Symphony No. 38; Symfoni nr. 25 was completed in December 1786 in Vienna, alongside the Prague Symphony, K. 504. A decade after the concert, the Prague Purchase: ... "Prague" Symphony Name Translations Symphonie nº 38 de Mozart; Symphony No. Discover little-known secrets and interesting discorse on its history, creation, and performance. Program Notes. This was 33. Read the Mozart and Tchaikovsky program notes written by PSO Trombonist Mark Rohr here. In the late 1780s, Mozart and his music were meeting only limited success in his adopted home town of Vienna. This most popular of all clarinet concertos was actually written for the basset clarinet. COMPOSED: July 25 (at earliest) through August 10, 1788. 41 by Wolfgang Amade-us Mozart, a sublime masterpiece from 1788 that exemplifies why its composer occupies a spot on the very top rung of symphonic creation. 01/08/21 at 04:00pm — 01/10/21 at 11:59pm Ulysses String Quartet in Concert. Such was the case with Mozart’s Symphony #38. One of the last works Mozart wrote, the clarinet concerto was written for his friend and fellow freemason Anton Stadler. 40 is the most popular, and puts Mozart’s expressive and technical powers in full display. Duration 26:00. The concerto is one of Mozart’s most expansive works in the genre. 4 IN D MAJOR, BMV 1069 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Symphony No. DIED: December 5, 1791.Vienna. And so many fans of Mozart’s music simply enjoyed the end product. Mozart first came to Prague on 11 January 1787 and stayed until the second week of February. Program Notes. This isn’t a work meant to entertain, but to envelop listeners in a struggle. View the Mozart and Tchaikovsky Online Insights below: (6:06) Watch this special edition of Online Insights: People of the PSO to dive deeper into the life and practice of PSO principal flute and Mozart and Tchaikovsky concert soloist, Lisa Hennessy. Misc. 38 (Mozart); 38. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Overture to The Marriage of Figaro (1786) (Born 1756, Salzburg, Austria; died 1791, Vienna, Austria) The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro) is the first of the Mozart/Da Ponte trilogy of opera mainstays, the other two being Don Giovanni and Cosi fan tutte. Mozart in the Afternoon Series. Notes These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project. 4 Bizet – Symphony in C Major Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. The score calls for two oboes, two bassoons, four horns, and strings. As an example, when Mozart introduced his opera “Marriage of Figaro” in Prague, many citizens of this city walked the streets and whistled many Arias from this opera. Symphony No.38 in D Major, K.504 (“Prague”) Mozart completed the symphony on December 6, 1786, it was first performed in Prague on January 19, 1787. ORCHESTRAL SUITE NO. PROKOFIEV • Sinfonia Concertante MOZART • Symphony No. PROGRAM NOTES by Kalindi Bellach ©2019. Artistic Administrator Tony Nickle is joined by returning cellist Joshua Roman for a virtual discussion of the upcoming Mozart's Prague and Prokofiev masterworks series program, rounding it out with a healthy chat on fashion. His books are available at the Symphony Store in Davies Symphony Hall. ... notes by Chris Myers. Slovakian conductor Juraj Valčuha returns to Pittsburgh with a program inspired by Prague, from Smetana’s famous Moldau, depicting the river flowing through the city, to Mozart’s Symphony No. 1 in E-flat Major, K. 16 (1764) A child prodigy of staggering talent, itty-bitty Wolfgang Mozart was trundled about Western Europe from ages 7 through 10 by his doting—and exploitative—father. 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