Side by Side - Haydn and Mozart

Hidemi Suzuki, conductor

Mozart - Ouverture from ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’
Mozart - Symphony no. 40
Schnittke - Moz-Art à la Haydn
Haydn
- Symphony no. 103

The Japanese cellist Hidemi Suzuki will for the first time be conducting the orchestra in which he played for years under the leadership of Frans Brüggen. As an alumnus of the Royal Conservatoire’s Early Music department, Suzuki also represents a new generation of musicians who now share some of the same artistic DNA. This interesting combination guarantees another exceptional edition in the series of Side by Side concerts in association with the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century.

The programme includes the penultimate symphonies by Haydn and Mozart, in other words works of their greatest maturity for both. The famous symphony 'mit dem Paukenwirbel', named after the exceptional opening with a timpani roll, is a relatively serious work by Haydn. But his usual humour is to be found in Alfred Schnittke’s homage to the two composers. Like a post-modern ritual, in Moz-Art à la Haydn a dramatised romp unfolds with unfinished music for a pantomime by Mozart.

The programme also includes one of Mozart’s last three symphonies, the least well-known but equally great in terms of character and visionary moments. Notable is the insertion of an Austrian folk dance in the trio and the new sound created by the clarinets, which were emerging and taking the place of oboes at the time.

Technical assistance for this programme is provided by students from the Art of Sound department.

Partners

Orkest van de Achttiende Eeuw, Keep an Eye Foundation, Adriana Jacoba Fonds, Zabawas, Den Haag, Van den Berch van Heemstede Stichting, Annexum


Details

Date

Fri 6 March 2020 20.00

Location

Arnold Schönbergzaal, KC

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Entrance fee

€ 25,- / € 17,50 KC friends / € 10,- <27 / Free admission for KC students and employees

Date

Sat 7 March 2020 16.00

Location

Sint Theresiakerk, Maastricht

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Tickets: Theresiakerk

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€ 25

Date

Sun 8 March 2020 14.30

Location

Cultuurkoepel, Heiloo

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Entrance fee

€ 27,50