Hear the works of three master composers

Hear the works of three master composers

San Jittakarn.

The Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra will take music lovers to explore the power of the orchestra in a classical program of works by three of the most renowned composers of orchestral music in history.

The “Wagner, Mozart & Elgar” concert will take place in Prince Mahidol Hall, Mahidol University, Salaya Campus, tomorrow at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 4 p.m.

by Richard Wagner Prelude at his opera Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg depicts a light-hearted story about historic German singers and their singing competitions by bringing older musical styles to the present in a rousing way. Wolfgang AmadeusMozart Piano Concerto in D minor is a fiery work that Ludwig van Beethoven is said to have performed with breathtaking skill and expression.

This dazzling piece will be performed by Thai piano prodigy San Jittakarn, described as “an unpredictable and touching pianist” by Crescendo Magazine.

The program will end with the moving emotion Symphony No. 1 by English composer Edward Elgar, a hugely popular piece that reached 100 performances worldwide in just over a year after its premiere.

Jonathan Mann. (Photos courtesy of College of Music, Mahidol University)

The orchestra for both shows will be conducted by Jonathan Mann, who is sought after as both a performer and music teacher. He is currently Music Director of the UK-based Cambrica Ensemble and Artistic Director of the Immanuel Orchestra of the Music for Life Foundation in Thailand.

Tickets cost 400, 600, 800, 1000 and 1500 baht (half price for students) and can be purchased at the ticket office (call 02-849-6565 ext 6604 or 6609) and Thai Ticket outlets Major (visit thaiticketmajor.com or call 02-262-3456).

A Salaya Link shuttle is available at Bang Wa BTS station. For the schedule, visit music.mahidol.ac.th/salayalink.

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