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Mozart and Bach Violin Masterpieces

Monday, July 29, 2019, 12:30 PM MDT

Sun Valley Pavilion

Festival Chamber Orchestra

Alasdair Neale, Conductor

Ray Chen, Violin

Juliana Athayde, Violin


Concerto in D Minor for Two Violins, BWV 1043
Ray Chen, Violin
Juliana Athayde, Violin


Concerto No. 5 in A Major for Violin, K. 219, “Turkish”
Ray Chen, Violin

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Program notes: Mozart’s 5th Violin Concerto and Bach’s Double Violin Concerto

Bach took up his position as Kantor (music director) at the Thomasschule in Leipzig in 1723. Considering Bach to be a mediocrity, the town council hired him reluctantly after their two preferred candidates dropped out of the running for the position. ...

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Pre-Concert Chat: Mozart and Bach Violin Masterpieces

Join Associate Conductor, Sameer Patel, 45 minutes before the concert for a 30-minute, enlightening chat about Mozart’s 5th Violin Concerto, Bach’s Double Violin Concerto, and what to look for during the performance. Join in person on the lawn next to the Paver Bar or live stream audio on your phone at the link below.

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