Mahler Chamber Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle
»The truth about Mozart's music is that it's deeply emotional and passionate and dark and menacing and happy like no other music that has ever been written«, says no lesser figure than Sir Simon Rattle. Now the rostrum star presents all these facets in two concerts with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra devoted to Mozart's symphonic legacy. »Extreme human emotions crowd into the smallest space here«, says Rattle. Extremes that can now be heard live in the Elbphilharmonie tonight.
»No commission, no specific intention« motivated Mozart to write his last three symphonies – thus Mozart biographer Alfred Einstein. Composed in the space of a single year, they should be understood rather as »an appeal to eternity«. Either way, these are pinnacles of the classical symphony repertoire, where the composer displayed his entire palette one more time. For their guest appearance at the Elbphilharmonie Rattle and the »MCO« have chosen the sunny Symphony in E flat and the brilliant C major Symphony, better known as the » Jupiter«.
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
conductor Sir Simon Rattle
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sinfonie Es-Dur KV 543
Sinfonie C-Dur KV 551 »Jupiter«
Duration approx. 60 Min.
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