Archive for January, 2015
Mark Laycock conducts the English Chamber Orchestra with Ofer Falk and Stephanie Gonley as soloists in Philadelphia for a performance of Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante. The evening will also feature Robin Holloway’s Ode for four winds, commissioned for the ECO 30 years ago.
This will be a benefit concert for Musicopia.
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Born October 19, 1943 in Royal Leamington Spa, United Kingdom.Ode for 4 Winds and Strings, Op. 45
Composed 1980. Instrumentation: 2 Oboes (doubling on English Horn), 2 Horns, Strings. Duration: ~ 15 minutes.
Robin Holloway was a lecturer in music at Cambridge University between 1975 and 2011, teaching many well-known More >
Born June 2, 1857 in Broadheath, (near Worcester) England. Died February 23, 1934 in Worcester.
Composed 1888 – May 1892. Instrumentation: Violins I & II, Viola, Violoncello, Bass. Duration: ~ 12 minutes.
The Serenade is possibly a re-working of the now lost Three More >
Born January 27, 1756 in Salzburg, Austria. Died December 5, 1791 in Vienna, Austria.Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364 (320d)
Composed Summer, 1779. Instrumentation: Solo Violin, Solo Viola, 2 oboes, 2 horns, Violins I & II, Viola, Violoncello, Bass. Duration: ~ 30 minutes.
Mozart loathed working for the Archbishop More >