Bravi tutti to the musicians of the MET orchestra!

Mozart
Serenade No. 10 in Bb K361/370a
‘Gran Partita’

0:00 I. Largo-Molto Allegro
9:38 II. Menuetto-Trio I-Trio II
18:02 III. Adagio
23:34 IV. Meuetto: Allegretto-Trio I-Trio II
28:13 V. Romance: Adagio-Allegretto-Adagio
35:06 VI. Tema con variazioni: Andante
44:55 VII. Finale: Molto Allegro

MET Orchestra Chamber Ensemble

Nathan Hughes, oboe
Pedro Díaz, oboe
Anton Rist, clarinet
Jessica Phillips, clarinet
Dean LeBlanc, basset horn
David Gould, basset horn
Evan Epifanio, bassoon
Mark Romatz, bassoon
Brad Gemeinhardt, horn
Hugo Valverde, horn
Javier Gandara, horn
Anne Scharer, horn
Brendan Kane, bass

Very fun!

The overture to W.A. Mozart’s opera “Così fan tutte” (arr. U-G.Schäfer) played by the Berlin Philharmonic Winds: Andreas Blau- flute, Jonathan Kelly- oboe, Sarah Willis – horn, Stefan Schweigert – bassoon, Alexander Bader- clarinet
Recorded in the Berlin Chamber Music Hall for the Pacific Music Festival 2021 as a virtual chamber music concert. Check out PMF here: https://www.pmf.or.jp/en/
Video director – Alexander Feucht
Camera – Thomas Kutschker
Sound – Gero Meissner & Sebastian Fischer
Video assistent Jingwenfei Wang

For more horn magic visit https://sarah-willis.com

Oboe and English horn will do just fine …

Mozart – “Le Nozze di Figaro” Overture
Arranged for 4 Oboes and English horns
by Yuta Toda

03. August 2020 · Comments Off on Queen Of The Night · Categories: Can't Stop the Music!, CovidTimes, English horn, MozartMusicMatters™, Oboe · Tags: , , , ,

… played, of course by the instruments that are Queens of the Woodwinds!

Brava, Bernice Lee!
Arrangement by Fergus Davidson

Good stuff here! A big bravo to each of you!

W. A. Mozart: “Madamina, il catalogo è questo”” from Don Giovanni
Denis Bourakov, Principal Flute, Los Angeles Philharmonic
Eugene Izotov, Principal Oboe, San Francisco Symphony
Recorded in Seoul, Korea / San Francisco, USA

… and as close as I will come to the opera for the time being. Sadly we should have been in rehearsals for this right now.

Bravo to these fine musicians, though!

W. A. Mozart: “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen” from The Magic Flute
Denis Bourakov, flute; Eugene Izotov, oboe

26. May 2019 · Comments Off on More Mozart! · Categories: Chamber Music, MozartMusicMatters™

http://www.noontimeconcerts.org/
The Midsummer Mozart Festival Chamber Orchestra Laura Griffiths / Ruth Stuart, Oboe / Mark Brandenburg / Ann Lavin, Clarinet / Deborah Kramer,/ Patrick Johnson-Whitty, Bassoon / Glen Swarts / David Goldklang, Horn perform W.A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Serenade in C Minor, K. 388/384a
00:00 Allegro
07:05 Andante
11:11 Allegro
on Tuesday, May 19, 2019, at San Francisco’s Noontime Concerts, Old St. Mary’s Cathedral, 660 California at Grant Avenue in San Francisco http://www.oldsaintmarys.org

26. May 2019 · Comments Off on Mozart! · Categories: Chamber Music, MozartMusicMatters™

… and some friends and acquaintances are playing. This brings back wonderful memories of playing (eons ago) in the Midsummer Mozart Festival Orchestra.

http://www.noontimeconcerts.org/
The Midsummer Mozart Festival Chamber Orchestra Laura Griffiths / Ruth Stuart, Oboe / Mark Brandenburg / Ann Lavin, Clarinet / Deborah Kramer,/ Patrick Johnson-Whitty, Bassoon / Glen Swarts / David Goldklang, Horn perform W.A. Mozart (1756-1791) Serenade in E-flat Major, K. 375
00:00 Allegro maestoso
08:40 Menuetto
13:34 Adagio
19:51 Menuetto
23:05 Allegro
on Tuesday, May 19, 2019, at San Francisco’s Noontime Concerts, Old St. Mary’s Cathedral, 660 California at Grant Avenue in San Francisco http://www.oldsaintmarys.org

12. January 2018 · Comments Off on A Bit Of Mozart · Categories: Listen, MozartMusicMatters™, Oboe

With Eugene Izotov, Ian Swensen, Jay Liu and Jennifer Culp.

Rondo: Allegro from Oboe Quartet in F Major

Always love the bit where the oboe is in 2/4 and the strings are in 6/8.

04. November 2017 · Comments Off on Or Perhaps Goodnight with Mozart? · Categories: Listen, MozartMusicMatters™, Videos

I just can’t resist posting one more before I had off to bed!

Mozart – The Marriage of Figaro Overture for & English Horn
Arr. Andrey Rubtsov

Sophya Belyaeva (oboe)
Olga Gotovtseva (oboe)
Svetlana Usacheva (oboe)
Anna Borisova (English Horn)