Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759), Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791), Serenade no. 10 in B flat major for Winds, "Gran Partita", K361 (K370a)
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791), Quintet in E flat for Piano and Winds, K452
Music by Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791) (Excerpts from 'Don Giovanni' (arr Triebensee 1772-1846))
London Octave Wind Soloists
Paul Boyes, Director
John Lill, Piano
Unanimously described as the leading British pianist of his generation, John Lill, joins London Octave Wind Soloists for this concert of Mozart Masterpieces featuring the Quintet for Piano and Wind, a piece Mozart himself described as ‘the best I have ever written’ alongside the much-loved Serenade no 10 in Bb, ‘Gran Partita’, a piece brought to popular attention by the hit Hollywood movie, ‘Amadeus’.London Octave Wind Soloists features a remarkable line-up of principal players from the top London orchestras, coming together to perform what is undoubtedly the greatest music ever written for this combination.