© 2022 WRTI
Your Classical and Jazz Source
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Mozart's Gran Partita: An Ambitious Serenade

WAMozart.jpg
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Classical serenades by chamber ensembles were often light, outdoor entertainment in late 18th-century Vienna. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, this week’s WRTI concert broadcast of the Philadelphia Orchestra features one of the more ambitious creations in the genre.

http://youtu.be/bTVBYYmpRqU

MozartGranPartida050514SLLF.mp3
Listen to WRTI's Susan Lewis talk with Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Bassoon Daniel Matsukawa, Principal Oboe Richard Woodhams, and Principle Clarinet Ricardo Morales about Mozart's Gran Partita.

As senior producer of arts and culture, Susan writes and produces stories about music and the arts. She’s host and producer of WRTI’s TIME IN online interview series, and producer of The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert series, to which she also contributes weekly intermission interviews. She’s also been a regular host of WRTI’s Live from the Performance Studio sessions.