Father & Son: Leopold Mozart 300th Anniversary
All Saints’ Church, Weston-super-Mare
7.30pm - 9.45pm
Costanzi Consort directed by Peter Leech will be joined by Cappella Fede strings and Robert Court on Chamber organ to perform a programme of music to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the birth of Leopold Mozart.
A celebration the 300th anniversary of the birth (in 1719) of one of the most famous musical fathers in history, Leopold Mozart; violinist, court musician in Salzburg and of course the father of the immortal Wolfgang Amadeus. This concert will feature a complete performance of Leopold’s reconstructed Mass in C, as well as first performances of his lesser known shorter works, plus choral music by his son Wolfgang and some of his Italian contemporaries.
Programme to include:
Leopold Mozart – Mass in C major
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Mass in G major K.49 Ave verum corpus
Sebastiano Bolis – Te Deum in D major (first modern performance)
Maria Rosa Coccia – Veni creator spiritus