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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Repertoire

Mozart
Symphony No.40
Mozart
Requiem

Performers

  • City of London Choir
Rachel Nicholls
soprano
Sarah Pring
mezzo-soprano
David Danholt
tenor
Njabulo Madlala
baritone
Hilary Davan Wetton
conductor

An essential concert for Mozart lovers, boasting two of his most scintillating masterpieces. Mozart’s ‘Great’ G minor Symphony, No.40, was his penultimate work in the genre, written when the composer was at the peak of his powers. After its unmistakeable opening bars, full of intrigue and mystery, the Symphony unfolds into music ranging from elegant lyricism to profound drama.

Despite the fact that not all of Mozart’s Requiem was completed by Mozart himself, the sheer brilliance of the music makes this one of his most powerful and enduring works.

Part of Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 2012/13 Resident Season

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