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Mozart and Brahms: chamber music

De Doelen: Grote ZaalKruisstraat 2, Rotterdam, South Holland, 3012 CT, Netherlands
On Friday 5 June 2020 at 17:00

They have a common key signature, their closing movements are full of burgeoning optimism, and both are masterpieces in a totally original make-up. But whereas Mozart’s Quintet for Piano and Wind Instruments (‘the best I have ever written’, in the composer’s view) is full of joie de vivre, Brahms allows the sun to break through in his Horn Trio only after an adagio that glistens with tears, thereby painting a sublime rainbow.

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