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Program Notes: Mozart Serenade No. 12

by Jack Bryce board member andCarleton Collegeprofessor emeritus The Bratislava Wind Octet performs in the recording below: Buy Tickets!Norbert Nielubowski (bassoon), John Snow (oboe), and Susan Billmeyer, (piano) performing at MPR’s studio with Alison Young. I hate to admit this, but music for winds really does tend to be ever so cheery, and frequently dwells […]

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Program Notes: Mozart’s String Quintet No.4

by Jack Bryce board member andCarleton Collegeprofessor emeritus Watch this live 1966 recording of London’s Amadeus Quartet: Buy Tickets!Jim Jacobson, cello, commenting on a challenging Webern piece from last season. The String Quintet number 4 in g minor, K. 516 (1787) is one of a pair of string quintets which offer an intriguing contrast. Number […]

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Program Notes: Mozart’s Kegelstatt

by Jack Bryce board member andCarleton Collegeprofessor emeritus Watch ensemble DeNOTE perform Kegelstatt on period instruments: Buy Tickets!Clarinetist David Pharris in an interview with Silvester Vicic during an October 2014 concert. The Trio in E-flat, K. 498 (1786), for clarinet, viola, and piano, is an extremely intimate and congenial work—and also quite unconventional—written for Mozart’s […]

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Program Notes: Mozart’s Flute Sonata in Bb major

by Jack Bryce board member andCarleton Collegeprofessor emeritus Listen below to a recording in the original instrumentation for violin and harpsichord: Buy Tickets!Jane Garvin, Flute The Flute Sonata in Bb major, K. 10, originally published as Opus 3 #1 on June 13, 1765, was one of six keyboard sonatas written in London in 1764, when […]

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Wolfgang and the Mozarts

by Jack Bryce board member and Carleton College professor emeritus Buy TicketsListen to The Musical Offering Perform! Quintet for Piano and Winds, KV452 Click the play button to the left of the gray bar above to play in your browser. Note: some browsers may not display play graphic on button.  Mozart: how a nice young […]