Mozart & Handel Concertos6 - 18 October 2012

Program

CORELLI Concerto Grosso, Op.6 No.1
CASTELLO Two Sonatas, “per stromenti d’arco”
BIBER Battalia
AVISON/SCARLATTI Concerto Grosso No.3 in D minor
MOZART Piano Concerto No.12
HANDEL Concerto Grosso, Op.6 No.1
 

Artists

Richard Egarr Guest Director, Harpsichord, Fortepiano
Helena Rathbone Lead Violin

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One of the world's finest keyboard players, respected conductor and historian, and director of the Academy of Ancient Music, musical firebrand Richard Egarr directs this concert of rousing Baroque music from the harpsichord and performs Mozart's delightful Piano Concerto No.12 on the fortepiano.

Egarr's program displays all the invention and innovation that abounded through the 17th and 18th centuries, calling on virtuosic techniques that still excite the ear. 
 
Richard Egarr gives a talk about the program 45 minutes prior to each concert. The pre-concert talk is held at the concert venue and is free for concert ticket holders.
 

NOTE: Due to injury, Satu Vänskä is replaced by ACO Principal Violin Helena Rathbone. The Avison/Scarlatti replaces the previously billed Vivaldi Concerto.

Rail travel to Sydney weekend performances may be affected by CBD trackwork. Closed stations include Circular Quay, St James and Museum. Details here.

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“...music that smiled, enjoying itself without an underlying agenda…Egarr is a provocative advocate for some unconventional ideas. Let's have him back ..."

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