PRINCETON UNIVERSITY CONCERTS PRESENTS THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY WINDS
Thirteen magnificent musicians—wind players of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra—are coming to play one of Mozart’s most sublime works, rarely performed at this supreme level of artistry. Here’s how Amadeus playwright Peter Shaffer depicted composer Antonio Salieri recalling his reaction the first time he heard the Gran Partita: “Suddenly… an oboe, a single note, hanging there unwavering, till a clarinet took over and sweetened it into a phrase of such delight! … This was a music I’d never heard. Filled with such longing, such unfulfillable longing, it had me trembling. It seemed to me that I was hearing a voice of God.” Following the concert will be a jaw-dropping opportunity for amateur musicians of all ages and levels to join the CSO musicians on stage to sight-read a symphony: another great late-night chamber jam!
MOZART Serenade No. 12 for Winds in C Minor, K. 388 (“Nacht Musique”)
MOZART Serenade No. 10 for 12 Winds and String Bass in B-flat Major, K. 361 (“Gran Partita”)
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Location: Richardson Auditorium
Date/Time: 02/12/15 at 8:00 pm - 02/12/15 at 10:00 pm