Monday, July 26, 2021, 6:30 PM MDT
Sun Valley Pavilion
Festival Chamber Orchestra
Alasdair Neale, Conductor
Vadim Gluzman, Violin
The Star-Spangled Banner
Concerto No. 3 in G Major for Violin and Orchestra, K. 216
Symphony No. 104 in D Major, “London”
Opening Night program notes
During a concentrated period of composition in the last half of 1775 in Salzburg, Mozart wrote the last four of his five violin concertos, completing the third in September of that year. Although Mozart the performer was chiefly associated with the piano, he was also an accomplished violinist, and he probably had himself in mind as soloist when he wrote the concertos for his court orchestra in Salzburg in 1775 (he was the concertmaster at the time)....
2021 digital program book
Printed programs are available at the concerts, at the Festival Welcome Center and Store (open concert days from 1:00-3:30 PM and 5:00-8:00 PM; closed during the concert), or outside the Festival office at 120 2nd, Ave. North, Ketchum.