An all-Mozart vocal-choral program from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on the “Evening Concert”

March 11, 2015
 

In our culture Hollywood is the destination for many who want to be involved with the "art that includes all arts" (motion pictures). In Mozart's day it was Vienna and the world of opera (opera, in it's time, was -,maybe still yet! - the  "art that includes all arts"). Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra led by Music Director Manfred Honeck with vocal-choral music of Mozart: the “Ave verum corpus” and excerpts from the “Requiem”. Also on the program arias and choruses from “The Magic Flute and the “Marriage of Figaro”. 

Wednesday March 11: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO #14-15_22)

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Sunhae Im, soprano; Lucas Meachem, baritone; Don Marinelli, host; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Betsy Burleigh, director

MOZART: “Kyrie” and “Laudamus te” from the Mass in C Minor

MOZART: “Laudate Dominum” from Vesperae de solennes de confessore

MOZART: “Allelujah” from Exsultate, jubilate

MOZART: Ave verum corpus

MOZART: “Dies Irae”, “Confutatis”, and “Lacrymosa” from the Requiem in D minor

MOZART: Highlights from Don Giovanni: “Overture”, “Finch’ han dal vino,” “Deh vieni alla finestra,” “Giovinette che fate all’amore,” and “La ci darem la mano”

MOZART: Highlights from The Marriage of Figaro: Overture, “Non piu andrai,” “Porgi, amor, qualche ristoro,” and “Hai gia vinta…Vedro mentr’io sospiro”

MOZART: Highlights from The Magic Flute: Overture, “Ein Madchen oder Weibchen,” “O Isis und Osiris,” “Papageno and Papagena,” and Final Chorus

[PSO fill: MOZART: “Madamina” from Don Giovanni. Mariss Jansons, conductor; Thomas Quasthoff, baritone]


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