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Bach and Mozart

Advent at the Symphony

  • 7. Dec » 19:30 Eldborg | Harpa 2.500 - 7.500 kr.
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  • Program

    J.S. Bach Orchestral Suite no. 3 in D Major
    W. A. Mozart Exsultate, jubilate
    W. A. Mozart Overture to Così fan tutte
    W. A. Mozart “Porgi amor” from The Marriage of Figaro
    W. A. Mozart “Martern aller Arten” from The Abduction from the Seraglio
    W. A. Mozart Symphony no. 31 “Paris”

  • Conductor

    Jonathan Cohen

  • Soloist

    Sally Matthews

Sally Matthews is among Britain's leading sopranos and was the winner of the 1999 Kathleen Ferrier Award. She has appeared at Covent Garden and at the Salzburg Festival, and regularly sings with orchestras such as the Philharmonia, London Symphony Orchestra, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, and Berlin Philharmonic. At this year's Iceland Symphony's Advent Concert, this captivating singer performs two famous Mozart arias, including the Countess' aria from The Marriage of Figaro, and the solo motet Exsultate, jubilate.

Jonathan Cohen is one of Britain's foremost young conductors of Baroque music. He conducts his own orchestra, Arcangelo, whose highly praised recordings include Bach's Mass in b minor. At this year's Advent Concert, he conducts Mozart's Paris Symphony and Bach's Orchestral Suite no. 3, which includes the unforgettable “Air on the G String”.