MSO Plays Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

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Mozart Harpsichord Piece from K.1
Mozart Symphony No.1
Mozart Exsultate, jubilate
Mozart Adagio for Violin and Orchestra
Mozart Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Mozart Symphony No.31 Paris

Richard Egarr conductor
Eoin Andersen violin
Jacqueline Porter soprano

Mozart was a true musical genius. From the age of five until his untimely death at just 35, the prolific Austrian composer achieved a catalogue of over 600 works. So how did he do it, and what was life like for the immensely talented musical prodigy?

In this first of four concerts, the MSO will uncover, with the aid of historical documents and written accounts, the life and times of a true boy genius through the music that Mozart created in his earlier years.

Covering a selection of pieces composed between the ages of 5 to 22, including Mozart’s Exsultate, jubilate, Eine kleine Nachtmusik, Symphony No.31 Paris, join celebrated conductor Richard Egarr and the MSO for this fascinating archaeology dig, and discover details you never knew about one of humanity’s most gifted musical talents.

Pre-concert talk: Join ABC’s Mairi Nicolson for a pre-concert talk inside Hamer Hall, beginning at 6.45pm

Interval conversation: Join MSO’s Director of Artistic Planning, Ronald Vermeulen accompanied by a performing artist, in the Stalls Foyer of Hamer Hall, for a special Mozart Festival conversation during interval.

Running time: 2 hours, including a 30-minute interval

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