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Philadelphia Chamber Music Society

Curtis Chamber Orchestra
Shmuel Ashkenasi, violin
Roberto Díaz, viola

Dec 11, 2016
3:00 PM

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Part I (3:00pm)

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Major, K. 207

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 2 in D Major, K. 211


Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219


Part II (7:00pm)

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218


Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Major, K. 364

“I only wish I could instill in every friend of music… the depth of sympathy and profound appreciation of Mozart’s inimitable art that I myself feel and enjoy.” The author of those words, the composer Franz Joseph Haydn, would be gratified if he could see how high Mozart’s star has ascended in the two centuries and more since he wrote them. Today, millions share his enthusiasm for the work of his great contemporary. Returning to the Perelman Theater, the Curtis Chamber Orchestra embarks on a memorable two-part journey through all five Mozart Violin concertos, with soloists drawn from the orchestra, as well as the exquisite Sinfonia Concertante with Shmuel Ashkenasi and Roberto Díaz.

Perelman Theater

Inside the Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102

Run Time: 1 hour 45 minutes (for each part)
Intermission: approximately 2 hours between parts