Archive for October, 2010
Having left his position that lacked opportunity for advancement at the Salzburg court of Archbishop Hieronymus Count von Colloredo, Mozart needed a new More >
Composed July 20-August 7, 1782.
First Performance: March 23, 1783 at the Vienna Hofburgtheater conducted by Mozart.
Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, More >
Composed October 1791. Duration: approximately 25:00. First Performance: October 16th, 1791 in Prague at the Royal Old City Theater with Anton Stadler as soloist. Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns and More >
Riccardo Muti, Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra withdrew from his remaining performances in Chicago in October due to illness (“extreme gastric distress”)
The orchestra was able to engage Pierre Boulez to stand in for the ailing Muti.
Boulez will conduct Mahler’s Seventh Symphony for the PBS More >