Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo presents ‘Mozart à Monaco’

The Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo’s ‘Mozart à Monaco’ dedication officially began on Tuesday 23rd January, but there are still another four special events honouring the great composer yet to come.

The first is a concert featuring Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra and the Symphony No. 41, as well as Haydn’s Symphony No. 70 in D major, which will take place at 8pm on Saturday 27th January. Thomas Hengelbrock will conduct while Sibylle Duchesne will be on violin alongside François Méreaux on viola.  

Then, a coterie of musicians will come together on Wednesday 31st January at 6.30pm for a Mozart-themed Musical Happy Hour. Expect the likes of the String Quartet No. 15 In D minor K.42 and String Quintet in G minor K.516 to appear on the programme.  

On Friday 2nd February at 8pm, Daniel Lozakovich and Sibylle Duchesne on violin, David Fray on piano, François Duchesne on viola, Alexandre Fougeroux on cello and bassist Matthias Bensmana will unite for a chamber music concert featuring pieces from Mozart, Haydn and Schubert. 

Rounding out the ‘Mozart à Monaco’ series on Sunday 4th February will be a non-stop Mozart piano recital featuring Martin Helmchen under the direction of Ton Koopman at 6pm.  

All events will be held at the Auditorium Rainier III.  

Click here for more information about the ‘Mozart à Monaco’ series and to reserve tickets.  

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