Mozart Event in NYC: Nov. 4, 5, and 6

Nov 4, 5, 7:30pm; Nov 6, 8pm

The New York Philharmonic will present what appears to be a wonderful all-Mozart program at Lincoln Center.


Mozart: Divertimento for Strings in D major, K 136 (125a) 

Mozart: Concerto for Horn no 2 in E flat major, K 417

Mozart: Serenade for 13 Winds, Gran partita

Both the Divertimento and the Serenade were certainly composed for some sort of event; either a wedding or some other party during Mozart’s time. And he loved to oblige, because it represented some much-needed income.

Today, music for horn is easier to perform that it was in Mozart’s day, because modern horns have valves. Mozart composed a total of four concerti for this instrument, and each one is a jewel.

Here is the Mozart Serenade for winds: 


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