Monday 24 June 2019 7:30PM
Acclaimed for their historically based approach and specialising in music from the 18th century, the Edinburgh-based wind ensemble performs an unusually substantial serenade, probably composed in 1781, whose third movement found fame in the play and film Amadeus where it identifies the moment when Peter Shaffer’s fictionalised Salieri first appreciated Mozart’s superior genius.
Tickets are still available for this concert
With their prize-winning recording having already received widespread acclaim, the German tenor Christoph Prégardien and the Canadian wind ensemble Pentaèdre bring to Wigmore Hall the arrangement of Schubert’s great cycle by the group’s artistic director, Normand Forget.
This live stream includes an exclusive online-only introduction from Lieder specialist, Richard Stokes.