Returning to Mozart

Sunday, November 20, 2022, 5:00 PM at Alice Tully Hall
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Mozart’s transcendent, divinely inspired music is the choice of many for their final earthly listening experience. “Returning to Mozart” begins with poignant goodbyes: Purcell’s mesmerizing Fantasia leads to Bach’s last fugue, which inexplicably crumbles to silence. A lone viola, whose voice trailed off last in the Bach, begins Bartók’s final string quartet, an elegy both for the composer and for the impending world war. But after intermission, Mozart’s quintet breaks through the ceiling of human struggle, sending all home with music of pure joy and timeless optimism.

Program

  • Purcell Fantasia Upon One Note for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello (c.1680)
  • Bach “Contrapunctus XIV” from The Art of Fugue for String Quartet (Before1742, rev. c.1745 and 1748-49)
  • Bartók Quartet No.6 for Strings, BB 119 (1939)
  • Mozart Quintet in D major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, K. 593 (1790)

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