Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5

Inspired by many boyhood trips to Italy, Mozart infused his Violin Concerto No. 5 with enchanting forms borrowed from Italian operas and orchestral works. Baroque specialist Dmitry Sinkovsky is on hand to showcase this Italian-inspired work alongside passionate arias from Handel and Vivaldi.

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Dates and Tickets

  • 6 May (Sun) 2018 2:00PM
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Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance

Location

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall

Performers

Dmitry Sinkovsky

Conductor and Violin and Countertenor

Born in Moscow, Dmitry Sinkovsky attended the city’s Tchaikovsky Conservatory, studying with Professor Alexander Kirov from 2001-2005. Combining his studies with tours to Europe, Dmitry also undertook baroque violin lessons with early music pioneer Maria Leonhardt. Since graduating Dmitry has regularly been invited to lead from the violin and to perform as a soloist with orchestras and ensembles such as Il Complesso barocco (Italy), Concerto Koln (Germany), Helsinki Baroque Orchestra (Finland) and more.

Julia Lezhneva

Soprano

The young Russian soprano Julia Lezhneva has been described as possessing an “angelic voice” (The New York Times) with “pure tone” (Opernwelt) and “flawless technique” (The Guardian). They are big claims, and she has been living up to them ever since she created a sensation at the Classical Brit awards at London’s Royal Albert Hall in 2010, singing Rossini’s Fra il padre at the invitation of Dame Kiri Te Kanawa.

Seattle Symphony

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Program

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George Frideric Handel

Overture to Agrippina

Antonio Lucio Vivaldi

Arias and duets

George Frideric Handel

Arias and duets

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Violin Concerto No. 5, "Turkish"

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

“Ch’io mi scordi di te?”

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