Norrington Conducts Mozart.


Sir Roger Norrington:

  • In Rehearsal and Performance

This is the next release of the new recording series ‘In Rehearsal & Performance’, featuring works of the great conductors of the past.

Sir Roger Norrington shares his fresh and clear view of Mozart’s Symphony No. 39 with the audience.

  • Mozart:
    Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, K543

Performed by the Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart, Sir Roger Norrington conducting.

Sir Roger Norrington’s approach to the repertoire of the Classical period and his work on the score, subtleties in sound, and orchestration can be followed in this interesting recording.

We can witness the result of those detailed rehearsals in the complementing performance of the Symphony.

What follows the rehearsals and discussions is a complete performance of the first of Mozart’s last, great trilogy of symphonies, in E flat, KV543.

Here is a video of three minutes from this DVD:


Exquisite playing!

And next, here is an nterview with Sir Roger Norrington and concert extracts from the live performance of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Serenade D-Major KV 320 “Posthorn-Serenade” in the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich.


Tags: Mozart, Sir Roger Norrington, Symphony #39, Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart