July 25–August 23, 2014

Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra

Osmo Vänskä and Yuja Wang

Friday, August 8, 2014 at 8:00

Pre-concert recital+

Pre-concert recital at 7:00 by Philip Cobb, trumpet, and Joseph Turrin, piano

PURCELL: Trumpet Sonata in D major
BELLSTEDT: Napoli: Variations on a Neapolitan Song
JOSEPH TURRIN: Caprice

Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 8:00

Pre-concert recital+

Pre-concert recital at 7:00 by Philip Cobb, trumpet, and Joseph Turrin, piano

PURCELL: Trumpet Sonata in D major
BELLSTEDT: Napoli: Variations on a Neapolitan Song
JOSEPH TURRIN: Caprice

Avery Fisher Hall

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 (“Classical”)
Shostakovich: Concerto No. 1 for piano and trumpet
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8
As an encore, Messrs. Cobb and Turrin performed Mr. Turrin’s arrangement of Gershwin’s “Someone to Watch Over Me.”

Yuja Wang

“[Wang] makes the thorniest of passages seem tragically easy.”

New York Classical Review

“Vänskä never stops probing and pushing.”

Times (London)

Pianist Yuja Wang makes her Mostly Mozart debut in Shostakovich’s satirical Concerto No. 1, joined by trumpet prodigy Philip Cobb. Festival favorite Osmo Vänskä conducts Prokofiev’s Mozart-influenced “Classical” Symphony.

There is no late seating.

This performance is approximately one hour and 25 minutes with one intermission.

  • Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
  • Osmo Vänskä, conductor
  • Yuja Wang, piano M|M
  • Philip Cobb, trumpet M|M