“Mozart's music is so beautiful as to entice angels down to earth,” said Alexander von Kleist.
Well, we can’t honestly guarantee the celestial beings descending unto Union Hall on Saturday, September 22th
, but we can guarantee an evening full of (heavenly) beautiful music and – lightning strikes! One needs no weather charts to predict that Mozart’s last symphony, appropriately nicknamed after the supreme Roman deity, performed by the brilliant Haydn Philharmonic
, led by the Nicolas Altsteadt
means thunder and lightning just as sure as two and two make four.
Add the ever-popular Haydn’s “Clock” Symphony
and Schumann’s breathtaking Cello Concerto
to the mixture and what you get is a musical whirlwind of jupiterian proportions
. No, not god this time. The planet. That giant with a mass one-thousandth that of the Sun. Or two-and-a-half times that of all the other planets in the Solar System combined. Enormous proportions for enormous joy! Don’t miss it!