Mostly Mozart – Splendour of Vienna

Mostly Mozart – Splendour of Vienna

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM)


Experience the fascinating contrast of adolescence and maturity from two of history’s greatest composers.

In this final Mostly Mozart for 2024, Howard Penny (ANAM Head of Strings) directs the ANAM Orchestra through works from the early and late stages of both Mozart and Schubert’s lives.

Opening the gateway to Mozart’s world, the Overture from The Magic Flute serves as a captivating prelude before the dramatic prowess of his Symphony No. 25. Written when he was just 17, this brooding symphony showcases Mozart’s ability to infuse profound expression in his compositions with its intricate score and sense of urgency and depth.

Also written when he was a teenager, Schubert’s commanding Symphony No.3 rounds out this performance. A radiant display of the composer’s youthful exuberance, the joyous energy of the finale paired with the power of the ANAM Orchestra will leave a smile on the face of everyone throughout the Elisabeth Murdoch Hall.

Morning Tea

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Artists & Program


Howard Penny director, cello (ANAM Head of Strings)
ANAM Musicians


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Overture from The Magic Flute, K.620
Symphony No.25 in G minor, K.183

Franz Schubert
Grab und Mond, D.893
Symphony No.3 in D, D.200

Experience Guide

See.png See ANAM Musicians join forces with their mentor and teacher Howard Penny.

Hear.png Hear the symphony featured in the opening titles of the film Amadeus.

Think.png Think about Mozart and Schubert’s ability to compose timeless symphonies when they were only teenagers.

Feel.png Feel immersed in the sounds of the ANAM Orchestra.


This production is part of the following series: