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Happy Birthday, Amadeus!

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

Scottish Rite Cathedral

  • Mozart - Overture to Don Giovanni

  • Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 21
  • Boris Slutsky, Piano
  • Mozart - Symphony No. 39

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on this day, January 27, in 1756. The Reading Symphony Orchestra celebrates the legendary composer by performing three of his beloved works, including Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major and the dramatic Overture to Don Giovanni. Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major rounds out the program, featuring pianist Boris Slutsky.

Happy 262nd birthday, Mozart!

Boris Slutsky, Piano

Pianist Boris Slutsky, characterized as “...a sound wizard of high caliber” (Esslinger Zeitung), has performed on nearly every continent both as a soloist and chamber musician. He is also a widely sought-after pedagogue and the Chair of the Piano Department at the Peabody Conservatory of Music.


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