The concert opens with a rare opportunity to hear Schumannâs passionate Second Symphony. This bright and lyrical work combines romantic melodies with Bach style fugues, before coming to a triumphant conclusion in the final allegro. The orchestra will then be joined by one of this countryâs most popular pianists, Freddy Kempf, who will perform Mozartâs Piano Concerto No.23 in A major. The piece illustrates emphatically why Mozartâs piano works have been beloved since their first performances. The second half features Mozartâs final symphonic masterpiece, Symphony No.41, known as the Jupiter.Performers Freddy Kempf.
Conductor Ivor Bolton.