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Concert

Mozart Akademie

Raphaël Pichon

Presentation

Vienna, 23 March 1783. The prestigious Burgtheater is full to capacity and even Emperor Joseph II has turned up to hear the latest musical sensation’s follow-up to his much talked about ‘Akademie’ concerts. Mozart lives up to the audience’s expectations and, over three hours, presents movements from his brand-new Symphony No. 35, a concerto, some improvisations, and a number of his most celebrated arias. The audience cheers, cries out for more ... and visits the buffet once more. The concert as feast.

More than two centuries later, the conductor Raphaël Pichon recreates the dazzling atmosphere of that legendary ‘Akademie’ concert. On the programme: the “Haffner” Symphony, naturally, along with the scintillating dances Mozart wrote for carnival in Vienna and a selection of his great concert and opera arias, sung by the soprano Sabine Devieilhe, one of today’s greatest Mozart virtuosos.

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ConductorRAPHAËL PICHON

SopranoSABINE DEVIEILHE

La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra

ProductionDE MUNT / LA MONNAIE
Co-productionBOZAR MUSIC

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