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Posted by Kimberly Powell on 01/04/2016

This week

on Performance Oklahoma! 

 

Edition One ENCORE

 

 from the OK Mozart International Festival

 

Continuing its mission to offer a high quality music and cultural Festival for Oklahoma audiences, OK Mozart marked its 31st season this past June, taking a musical trip to Italy, the place where 17 year old Wolfgang received the Papal Order of the Knight of the Golden Spur for his extraordinary musical gifts. Presented June 6th through the 13th, Festival 2015 offered a series of orchestral concerts, chamber music performances and a semi-staged production of Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni, as well as a full program of related cultural activities in its showcase events. Recorded concerts are held at the Bartlesville Community Center and St. Luke's Episcopal Church and this summer, OK Mozart opened a new small concert venue, Aurora Hall as well as renovated its downtown Bartlesville headquarters.

In the first program of a four part snapshot series the Amici NY orchestra, conductor Constantine Kitsopoulos and violinist Chad Hoopes in the Overture to Mozart's "Cosi fan tutte" and Vivaldi's "Four Seasons" and we’ll enjoy performances of the String Quartet No. 1 of Conlon Nancarrow, the Piano Quintet of Cesar Franck and "Appalachian Polaroids" by Steven Snowden offered by the Aeolus Quartet and pianist Jon Kimura Parker.




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