The Kennedy Center Fortas Chamber Music Concerts
Joseph Kalichstein, artistic director
Marya Martin, flutist
Stephen Taylor, oboist
Alan R. Kay, clarinetist
Frank Morelli, bassoonist
David Jolley, French hornist
Guest pianist TBA
This path-breaking quintet explores chamber music for woodwinds in dynamic and entertaining new ways. Comprised of five of New York's eminent soloists, the ensemble delights audiences with an arsenal of "breathtaking virtuosity" (The Miami Herald), fresh and innovative programs, and engaging commentary. This program pairs music by Mozart with as work of Johann Christian Bach, whom he idolized, and with a piece by Christian's father, Johann Sebastian Bach, to portray a multidimensional Mozart and the influences that helped shape his amazing creative output.
Genius Meets Genius - Mozart and the Bach Family
Quintet in C major
Selections from "Gallimathias Musicum"
(arr. for quintet from Quodlibet K. 32)
Quintet in E-flat major for Piano and Winds
Badinerie from Overture No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067
Selections from the Motet Jesu meine Freude, BWV 227
Serenade No. 11 in C minor
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