August 11th, 2022
St James' & St Basil's Church, Newcastle
Michael Haydn: Symphony No 25 in G (with introduction by Mozart)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sinfonia concertante in E-flat for violin, viola and orchestra K364
Joseph Haydn: Symphony No 52 in C minor
Carl Friedrich Abel: Symphony in E-flat Op 7 No 6
Join Opera dei Lumi as they explore key figures from Mozart's rich musical upbringing. Mozart's magnificent Sinfonia Concertante for violin, viola and orchestra takes centre-stage in this exciting programme, featuring thrilling orchestral works by Carl Friedrich Abel and Michael Haydn, both of which were wrongly attributed to Mozart himself. Joseph Haydn's Symphony No 52 adds fire to the evening's proceedings with its Sturm und Drang style. Performed by young professional musicians with Michelle Dierx (violin) and Edward Keenan (viola) as soloists.
Peter Keenan conductor