Liang Wang, oboe; Giora Schmidt, violin; Lily Francis, viola; Felix Fan, cello

I’m sure I’ve put this up before, but it’s worth more attention!

01. November 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: MozartMusicMatters™

From the YouTube page:

Serenade No. 10 in B-flat Major,
“Gran Partita,” K. 361 (c. 1781)……Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

I. Largo – Molto allegro
II. Menuetto – Trio I – Trio II
III. Adagio
IV. Menuetto (Allegretto) – Trio I – Trio II
V. Romance (Adagio)
VI. Tema con variazioni
VII. Finale (Molto allegro)

James Ryon and Jason Paschall, oboes • Daryl Coad and Deb Fabian, clarinets

John Scott and Kimberly Cole Luevano, basset horns
Kathleen Reynolds and Jorge Cruz, bassoons • Joseph Klein, contrabassoon

William Scharnberg, Mathew Croft, Li Zhi Yeoh, and Terence Reynolds, horns

Gabriel Sakamoto, double bass

Recorded live September 10th, 2014
Paul Voertman Concert Hall, College of Music
University of North Texas

20. May 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: MozartMusicMatters™

Flute — ANNA KOMAROVA/ the Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory Music
School
Harp — ALISA SADIKOVA/ the Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory Music
School
The Symphony orchestra of the Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory Music
School/ Conductor ARKADY STEINLUCHT
Video – Dmitry Volohdyn
Sound – Boris Alekseev, Fedor Naumov

12. May 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: MozartMusicMatters™

Mireille Mathieu is the singer.

… to me, anyway!

Zefiro Ensemble Mozart Gran Partita

03. June 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: Movies, MozartMusicMatters™, Opera

I’ve been waiting for this!

The Magic Flute

Opens 6/9/2013
Coming to: Camera 3 Downtown San Jose

Director: Kenneth Branagh

Cast: Rene Pape, Tom Randle, Lyubov Petrova and Silvia Moi

Synopsis: U.S. Premiere, followed by Q&A via webcast with Director (Sunday only)! Mozart’s classic opera is breathtakingly transformed in Branagh’s spectacular film version set against the backdrop of World War I, with a newly-adapted libretto by Stephen Fry. With musical director James Conlon conducting the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the film showcases opera stars Rene Pape, Tom Randle, Lyubov Petrova and Silvia Moi in a romantic adventure story of humanity and fellowship, weaving drama with comedy in a brilliant marriage of opera and cinema.

Running Time: 134 Minutes

Seen here. It’s showing in places around the US. To see if it’s in your area go here.

27. April 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: MozartMusicMatters™, Videos

Enjoy!

I: Largo, molto allegro

II: Minuetto I

III: Adagio

IV: Minuetto 2

V: Romance

VI: Tema con variazioni

VII: Finale

27. January 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: Birthdays!, MozartMusicMatters™

The Piano Quintet

Piano and Winds K.452 Marianna Shirinyan, Rachel Bullen, John Kruse, Etienne Boudreault, Joke Wijma at the 13th Esbjerg International Chamber Music Festival 2011 www.eicmf.dk EICMF is unique in Denmark as it invites artists to collaborate in new constellations, form new relationships, establish a foundation for exchange and annually act as a host for an international community of artists.

Finale from the Grand Partita

Performed at International Chamber Music Festival in Salon-de-Provence (France)

… which I like more than the concerto.

Liang Wang, oboe; Giora Schmidt, violin; Lily Francis, viola; Felix Fan, cello
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival