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Mozart: Complete Works for Violin & Orchestra / McGegan, Kallo, Capella Savaria


Release Date: 08/04/2017 
Label:  Hungaroton   Catalog #: HCD32761-62  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Zsolt Kallo
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Savaria
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Mozart's Violin Concertos require tremendous practice, a great deal of virtuosity, and are part of every significant violinist's repertoire. A growing number of musicians specialize in 18th century music and perform on rare, period instruments. This album has been compiled in the same fashion: it offers three concertos and three similarly nonchalant compositions played by Capella Savaria, hailed by the Canadian Opus Magazine as ''one of Europe's best ensembles.'' Founded in 1981, in Szombathely, Capella Savaria has earned its fame as the first period-instrument chamber orchestra of Hungary. The ensemble's objectives were, from the onset, to play Baroque and Classical music in an authentic way by relying on genuine documents of the period. Mozart's Violin Concertos require tremendous practice, a great deal of virtuosity, and are part of every significant violinist's repertoire. A growing number of musicians specialize in 18th century music and perform on rare, period instruments. This album has been compiled in the same fashion: it offers three concertos and three similarly nonchalant compositions played by Capella Savaria, hailed by the Canadian Opus Magazine as ''one of Europe's best ensembles.'' Founded in 1981, in Szombathely, Capella Savaria has earned its fame as the first period-instrument chamber orchestra of Hungary. The ensemble's objectives were, from the onset, to play Baroque and Classical music in an authentic way by relying on genuine documents of the period. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in B flat major, K 207 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Zsolt Kallo (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Savaria
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Salzburg, Austria 
2.
Concerto for Violin no 2 in D major, K 211 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Zsolt Kallo (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Savaria
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Salzburg, Austria 
3.
Concerto for Violin no 3 in G major, K 216 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Zsolt Kallo (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Savaria
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Salzburg, Austria 
4.
Concerto for Violin no 4 in D major, K 218 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Zsolt Kallo (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Savaria
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Salzburg, Austria 
5.
Concerto for Violin no 5 in A major, K 219 "Turkish" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Zsolt Kallo (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Savaria
Written: 1775 
6.
Adagio for Violin and Orchestra in E major, K 261 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Zsolt Kallo (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Savaria
Written: 1776 
7.
Rondo for Violin and Orchestra no 2 in C major, K 373 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Zsolt Kallo (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Savaria
Written: 1781 
8.
Rondo for Violin and Orchestra no 1 in B flat major, K 269 (261a) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Zsolt Kallo (Violin)
Conductor:  Nicholas McGegan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Savaria
Period: Classical 
Written: 1776; Salzburg, Austria 

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