MOZART 250
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1767

In 2017 we will look back 250 years with the following four projects:

1767 – a retrospective

17 January 2017, 7.30pm – Wigmore Hall, London

This concert will include Mozart’s Symphony No. 6 and his cantata, Grabmusik, alongside works by his contemporaries J. C. Bach, Gluck, Haydn, Abel and Arne.

Mozart: The First Commandment

21 and 22 March 2017, 7.30pm – St John’s Smith Square

Mozart’s first stage work, composed when he was just eleven years old. This will be a fully staged production, featuring the winner of the 2016 Kathleen Ferrier Award tenor Alessandro Fisher.

Kristian Bezuidenhout at Wigmore Hall

16 May 2017, 7.30pm – Wigmore Hall, London

Ian Page and the Orchestra of Classical Opera are joined by the award winning fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout to perform Mozart’s first four keyboard concertos.

Mozart: Apollo et Hyacinthus

12 & 13 June 2017, 7.30pm – St John’s Smith Square

The second of Mozart’s two stage works from 1767, this opera will be sung in Latin and is based on a colourful story from Ovid’s Metamorphoses. The production will see St John’s Smith Square in a format never before used, with the performance space occupying the East side of the church.