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Arcangelo conducted by artistic director Jonathan Cohen present a fresh and invigorating programme of Mozart violin concertos with young Norwegian virtuoso Vilde Frang, released as a recording on Warner Classics in early 2015, when it was No 1 in the UK specialist classical chart, and received an Echo Klassik Award 2015 in Germany.

Following the release of our hugely praised recording of Mozart concertos with Vilde Frang on Warner Classics in February 2015, which was No 1 in the UK specialist classical chart, we present this repertoire on tour:

Programme:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791):
Symphony No.29 in A major, KV201, 30’
Violin Concerto No.1, KV207, 20’; on 13th February this is substituted for the Sinfonia Concertante K. 364, 30’, with viola soloist Lawrence Power

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Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809):
Symphony No. 47 in G major, Hob.I:47, 25’
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791):
Violin Concerto No.5 in A major, KV219, 33’

Critical acclaim for the recording:
Sinfini.com :4 stars “Their reading of the visionary Fifth is full of daring and imagination”
Classic FM: featured album of the week “Frang’s playing is extrovert and confident”
BBC Radio 3, CD Review: album of the week
The Times: 4 stars
No 1 in UK specialist classical chart; No 13 in Germany
The Sunday Times: classical album of the week – 5 stars “The results are fresh and invigorating”
The Lady: CD of the week
BBC Music Magazine: Concerto choice – 5 stars “Frang has the knack of breathing life into every note […] compelling listening throughout with button-bright sound”

You can download the specially produced programme for the concert at St John’s Smith Square here

Tour dates:
5th February 2016
Venue: St John's Smith Square, Smith Square, SW1P 3HA, London, United Kingdom
Time: 19:30 (pre-concert talk at 18:30 with Donald Macleod)
6th February 2016
Venue: Oslo Opera House, Kirsten Flagstads Plass 1, 0150, Oslo, Norway
Time: 18:00
13th February 2016
Venue: Grosser Saal, Tonhalle, Claridenstrasse 7, 8002, Zurich, Switzerland
Time: 19:30

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