MOZART IN LOVE

by ENSEMBLE PYGMALION with SOPRANO SABINE DEVIEILHE, DIRECTION: RAPHAËL PICHON

5 May 2016, 8:00 PM

Hong Kong City Hall, Concert Hall

$520 / $380 / $220

Tickets are available at URBTIX


We regret to inform you that Sabine Devieilhe is unable to perform due to sickness. Yet, she will participate in the postperformance sharing and autograph session.

Part of the programme has been changed as follows:

Music for the Vienna Carnival                                                                         

German Dances, K. 509 n°1, 2 and 3 (1778)

German Dance, K. 605 n°3 "Die Schlittenfahrt" (1791)

German Dance, K. 571 n°6 (1789)

Thamos, King of Egypt”, Interlude from Mozart’s Opera K.345 (1773)

Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550 (1788)

Intermission

Adagio in E major for violin and orchestra K. 261 (1776)

(solo violin : Ms. Cecilia Bernardini)

 Symphony No. 35 in D major, K.385 “Haffner Symphony” (1782)

 

Listening to the great composer’s love story

Opening Concert of Le French May

Sharing the great composer’s love story with Sabine Devieilhe and Raphael Pichon & Ensemble Pygmalion in an intimate way

Let this irresistible performance take you onto an unforgettable music journey of Mozart, to appreciate his music and learn about his splendid stories with the Weber sisters. Sabine Devieilhe and Raphael Pichon, two rising stars from France bring you this impressive and refreshing music collaboration at their Asian debut - the Opening Concert of Le French May 2016.

Mozart 
Allegretto Oiseaux, si tous les ans Kv 307
Haffner symphony Kv 385 - Allegro con spirito 
Aria Vorrei spiegarvi Kv 418
Adagio in E Kv 261 for violin and orchestra (solo violin : Cecilia Bernardini)
Aria Schon lacht der holde Frühling Kv 580
 
Music for the Viennese Carnaval
Deutsche Tänze Kv 509 n°1/2/3 - Trio «Die Schlittenfahrt» Kv 605 n°3 - Deutsche Tanze Kv 571 n°6
Die Zauberflöte Kv 620 - Aria Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen (Queen of night)
Haffner symphony Kv 385 - Finale Presto
Aria Nehmt meinen Dank Kv 383
Lucio Silla Kv 135 - Recitativo e aria Vanne t’affretta.... Ah se il crudel periglio ! (Giunia)
 


The program Mozart and the Weber Sisters featured in this important cultural event in Asia pays tribute to the well-loved, famous classical composer.  Various Mozart’s pieces are reinterpreted in a brand-new way, celebrating the musical genius’s romantic love story.

Two most thrilling, successful young talents of classical music work together on Mozart’s pieces for the first time.  Brilliant coloratura soprano Sabine Devieilhe praised by international critics sings beautifully and naturally; and Raphaël Pichon is one of the youngest conductors worldwide and founder of the award-winning orchestra, Pygmalion.

Mark your diary, join this fascinating music event with us.


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