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Anvil Arts: Mozart & Beethoven

Hear music by Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven at Anvil Arts, Basingstoke
Basingstoke, The Anvil £16 - £42 Book

Overture: The Magic Flute
Sinfonia concertante
Symphony no. 6 (Pastoral)

Conductor: Bruno Weil

After the bustling overture to Mozart’s last opera comes Haydn’s genial and engaging work. Written at the height of his popularity during his second visit to London, it’s a concerto for four soloists – violin, cello, oboe and bassoon – who swap the musical material between themselves and with the orchestra in delightful style. The impulse behind the Pastoral symphony was Beethoven’s deep love of the Austrian countryside. The five movements of Beethoven’s symphony encompass the joys of solitary contemplation and a peasants’ celebration, a summer thunderstorm, and a final hymn of thanksgiving

The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment is Anvil Arts Orchestra in Association