Mozart’s music in Delhi

Last Updated: Monday, January 2, 2012 - 15:36

New Delhi: Pristine white heritage structures
of Connaught Place in the backdrop, artistes from India and
seven other countries on Friday will bring alive the magic of
Mozart by performing the best of arias, choruses and orchestra
from his repertoire.

`Mozart Magic in India`, the first-of-its kind concert,
will lit up the hearts of music lovers of the capital for
three days beginning Friday at the Central Park in Connaught
Place and Siri Fort Auditorium on Saturday and Sunday.

The concert promises to be treat to one`s ears with
musicians from India and France, a conductor from the US, a
choir conductor from Russia, singers from France, India and
Austria and a visiting voice coach from New Zealand performing
an international fusion of sort performance.

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations in
collaboration with the Neemrana Music Foundation is organising
the concert in the city.

The production will be a selection of arias, choruses and
orchestra pieces from the vast repertoire of Mozart`s famous
operas ? `The Magic Flute`, `Idomeneo`, `Cosi Fan Tutte`, `The
Marriage of Figaro`.

"This is also the first time that ICCR is taking western
classical music to the people in an open space. The concert is
also scheduled on the banks of Brahmaputra in Guwahati," ICCR
Director General Suresh Goel said.

19 musicians from Rouen Opera House in France, 26 from
the Bombay Chamber Orchestra and 40 singers from The Neemrana
Music Foundation Choir will come together to produce the
Mozart magic.

For the first time Indian solo singers intensively
trained in France will perform in the event at Siri Fort,
which will also feature 40 musicians, as many choir singers
and 12 solo singers.

PTI



First Published: Monday, January 2, 2012 - 15:36

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