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Michael Collins plays Mozart

Source http://www.bcu.ac.uk/conservatoire/events-calendar/oots-michael-collins-plays-mozart

Flanked by two of Stravinsky’s most engaging American compositions – his Concerto in D for strings and Brandenburg-inspired ‘Dumbarton Oaks’ for chamber orchestra – sits one of Mozart’s greatest and latest achievements.

Written less than two months before his early death, this pivotal work – in the sunny key of A major – contains everything you ever need to know about the clarinet: especially how, in Michael Collins’ hands, it can be made to sing! Three years earlier, Mozart had also produced his three final symphonies: this astonishing central one – in the profound key of G minor – capable of forever changing how we think of classical music.

Wednesday 5 2.30PMDecember2018-12-05T14:30:00Z2018-12-05T16:20:00Z

Classical

Birmingham Conservatoire

Birmingham City University
200 Jennens Road
Birmingham

B4 7XR Birmingham GB

0121 331 5000

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