Mozart wrote four horn concertos for his friend and French horn virtuoso Joseph Leutgeb.
Each includes difficult techniques that Leutgeb excelled in, which were no small feat for horn players of the day grappling with the challenges of the instrument.
Lively and atmospheric, the concerto offers wonderful variety through velvety passages and dramatic hunt-music championing the horn. Featuring Bach’s much-loved Brandenburg Concerto No.3.
Supported by Lendlease Over 55s Living.
Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM)
Horn Concerto No.3 in E-flat, K.447
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140
Jesus bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, joy of man’s desiring) BWV 147
Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BWV 1048
Mutations from Bach
Reitermarsch (Gathering of the armies) from Lohengrin, WWV 75
Ben Jacks horn/director
This production is part of the following series:
Tuesday 11 June 2019 11am
Duration: 1 hour (no interval)
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