Mozart in the New Millennium Concert

Jan. 17, 2000

by Richard Veit

Two of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's concertos for two solo instruments and orchestra will be performed at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, in Roxy Grove Hall on the Baylor University campus. This special concert, "Mozart in the New Millennium," will feature the Amadeus Chamber Players, a 20th-century piece ensemble drawn from the Baylor Symphony Orchestra.

The conductor will be Jimmy Chiang, a senior piano major from Hong Kong, China. He also will be one of the soloists in Mozart's Concerto in E-flat major for two pianos and orchestra, K. 365. The other soloist will be Seth Ward, a graduate student in piano performance.

Opening the concert will be one Mozart's greatest works, Symphonie Concertante in E-flat major for violin, viola, and orchestra, K. 364. The violin and viola soloists will be, respectively, Baylor alumnus Noel Martin, a graduate student at Rice University and his younger brother, Andrew Martin, a sophomore violin performance major.

Mozart in the New Millennium is presented free and open to the public. For more information, call the Baylor School of Music at 710-3991.

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