Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola

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Described as Mozart’s best concerto by MSO Principal Viola Christopher Moore, his Sinfonia Concertante places the violin and viola on the same pedestal. Although a prodigious pianist and violinist, it was the viola that Mozart loved the most, explaining this unique work. Scored for a modest orchestra but dividing strings into greater numbers and featuring a stroke of technical genius in writing the viola part to match the naturally sparkling violin, this music is incredibly rich and brilliant; the perfect platform to showcase the virtuosity of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Principal Viola, and Concertmaster Sophie Rowell. PROGRAM MOZART Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola ARTISTS Christopher Moore, viola Sophie Rowell, violin Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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