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Ensemble Edition | Mozart & Saint Saëns

  • Friday, 19 Jun 2020 - 7:30PM
Free Event

The emergence of breathtaking solos

Full of gentle and good-natured music, Mozart’s Horn Quintet has been compared to a miniature horn concerto. The string accompaniment is not the standard quartet, but instead uses two violas which beautifully complement the warm timbre of the horn. Saint-Saëns’ inventive and atmospheric Fantasie is an equal showpiece for both Violin and Harp. From this gentlest of openings this brilliant duet is filled with flowing melodies and bravura turns for both instrumentalists.  


MOZART Horn Quintet in E-flat major, K.407/386c

Violin Semra Lee-Smith 
Viola Alex Brogan 
Benjamin Caddy 
Cello Eve Silver^ 
Horn David Evans*  

SAINT-SAENS Fantasie for Violin and Harp, Op.124

Violin Laurence Jackson
Harp Yi-Yun Loei 

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Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra