English Baroque Soloists
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, director
|HAYDN||Symphony No. 103 in E-flat major, Drumroll|
|MOZART||Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola, and Orchestra in E-flat major, K. 364|
|MOZART||Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major, K. 543|
Pioneers in historically informed performance, conductor John Eliot Gardiner and his esteemed English Baroque Soloists are best known to US audiences through their meticulously conceived, award-winning recordings of Monteverdi, Bach, Beethoven, and dramatic works of the Baroque. On an exceedingly rare stateside tour, Gardiner, a two-time Grammy winner, leads the period-instrument ensemble he founded more than 40 years ago in a bracing program of Mozart and Haydn.
Haydn’s well-loved Drumroll Symphony is a study in drama and suspense; Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante is a joyful conversation between violin and viola soloists and the orchestra; and the composer’s Symphony No. 39 is an ebullient late-period opus that reveals supreme craft and ingenuity.
“Gardiner’s unquenchable energy and probing scholarship are linked to a powerful musical intuition…. For all his attention to detail, he keeps a firm hold on the overall architecture; there is never a letup in dramatic continuity” (The New York Times).
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