2021 MOZARTWOCHE
Directors: Elisabeth Malzer, Christoph Engel, Tilo Krause, Bernhard Fleischer
Distributor: C Major Entertainment
Streaming dates: since January 2021
© 2021, a production of BFMI for Unitel in co-production with Mezzo, ORF III and ZDF in cooperation with Arte Concert and Stiftung Mozarteum
The digital 2021 Mozart Week combines everything the world’s greatest Mozart festival has stood for since 1956: large-scale orchestral concerts, select chamber-music gems and special concert formats with top Mozart performers who illuminate the great composer’s manifold cosmos.

BFMI is a proud contributor of this successful live streaming (January 27-31). Subsequently, the ten concerts were distributed via video-on-demand on myfidelio.at (Austria, Germany and Switzerland); internationally, selected concerts were shown on Mezzo TV and Medici TV.


01_20 JAN 2021 | 60 min. | Video Director: Bernhard Fleischer
94 SECONDS OF NEW MOZART – A VERY SPECIAL AFTERNOON
In the 21st century, we are not often afforded the opportunity to hear the world premiere of a work by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, who died in 1791 — but in this singularly fascinating evening with renowned pianist Seong-Jin Cho, that is exactly what we get! As part of the Mozartwoche, the Great Hall of the Mozarteum resounds with a stimulating selection of works by the great master, including the Piano Sonata No. 12, the Allegro in C Major, and 94 seconds of a reconstructed work performed here for the very first time.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Sonata No. 12 in F major, K. 332 (300k)
Piano Piece in F Major, "Pimpinella", K. 33b
Allegro in C major, from a Salzburg music book, KV deest
Allegro in D Major, K. 626b / 16

Seong-Jin Cho, piano
Rolando Villazón, presenter
Ulrich Leisinger, expert


02_21 JAN 2021 | 145 min. | Video Director: Christoph Engel
OPENING CONCERT
For the opening concert of the Mozart Week 2021, the artistic director Rolando Villazón has put together a program of brilliant works by the young Mozart:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K. 183
Concerto for Flute, Harp and Orchestra in C major, K. 299
"Va, dal furor portata" K. 21
"Così dunque tradisci" – "Aspri rimorsi atroci" K. 432
"Bella mia fiamma, addio" – "Resta, oh cara" K. 528
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 - Overture
Le Nozze di Figaro, K. 492, Act 3 Scene 2: Recitative & Duet “Crudel! Perché finora”
Le Nozze di Figaro, K. 492, Act 1 Scene 4: Recitative & Duet “Cosa sento! Tosto andate”
Symphony No.29 in A major, K.201

Mozarteumorchester Salzburg
Keri-Lynn Wilson, conductor
Giulia Semenzato, soprano
Rolando Villazón, tenor
Luca Pisaroni, baritone
Mathilde Calderini, flute
Xavier de Maistre, harp
Rolando Villazón, presenter


03_22 JAN 2021 | 85 min. | Video Director: Tilo Krause
CARA SORELLA MIA
'Cara sorella mia' - 'My dear sister', this is how Mozart began many letters to his sister Maria Anna Mozart, known as' Nannerl'. The focus of this concert are the letters that 'Wolferl' wrote to Nannerl from 1770 to 1788. Quite some information about his life has been preserved in his letters, for posterity.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 19 in E-flat Major, K. 302 – mov. 1 & 2
Violin Sonata in B flat major, K. 378 – mov. 2 & 3
Violin Sonata No. 21 in E Minor, K. 304 – mov. 1 & 2
Sonata for violin and piano in A Major, K. 526 – mov. 3

Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, violin
Marie Hauzel, piano
Adele Neuhauser, recitation (in German)


04_22 JAN 2021 | 75 min. | Video Director: Bernhard Fleischer
SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE - PASTICCIO
In this pasticcio for tenor and soprano specially conceived for this Mozart Week, Hengelbrock and his internationally renowned original sound ensemble bring Wolfgang’s and Constance’s loving connection in word and tone to life.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No.1 in E-flat major, K.16
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492, Act 4: "Giunse alfin il momento" - "Deh vieni non tardar"
Die Zauberflöte, K. 620, Act 2: "Ach ich fühl’s, es ist verschwunden"
Don Giovanni, K. 527, Act 1: "Batti, batti, o bel Masetto"
Symphony No.41 in C major, K. 551 “Jupiter”

Balthasar-Neumann-Ensemble
Thomas Hengelbrock, conductor
Katharina Konradi, soprano


05_23 JAN 2021 | 110 min. | Video Director: Elisabeth Malzer
WIENER PHILHARMONIKER & DANIEL BARENBOIM & CECILIA BARTOLI
The concert unites the Prague Symphony, K. 504 and the Piano Concerto in C minor, K. 491 with the famous aria “Ch’io mi scordi di te? - Non temer, amato bene”, K. 505, which Mozart composed in 1786 for the English soprano Nancy Storace, the singer who embodied “Susanna” at the premiere of “Le nozze di Figaro”.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Recitative and Aria for Soprano, Piano Obbligato and Orchestra, K. 505:
"Ch'io mi scordi di te?" – “Non temer, amato bene”
Don Giovanni, K. 527, Act 2: “Vedrai, carino”
Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491
Symphony No. 38 in D major, K. 504

Wiener Philharmoniker
Daniel Barenboim, pianist & conductor
Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano


06_24 JAN 2021 | 70 min. | Video Director: Bernhard Fleischer
CHAMBER MUSIC PLAYED BY MEMBERS OF THE WIENER PHILHARMONIKER
The chamber music ensemble of the Vienna Philharmonic plays Mozart's quartet in C major for two violins K. 157, the quartet in D major for flute, violin, viola and violoncello K. 285 and a quintet in A major for clarinet and two violins viola in a chamber music concert and violoncello K. 581.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
String Quartet No. 4 in C major, K. 157
Flute Quartet No. 1 in D major, K. 285
Clarinet Quintet in A major, K. 581, "Stadler"
Quinet Movement for Clarinet and Strings in E flat major, K. 56d, Rondo. Andante (Fragment)

Rainer Honeck, violin
Albena Danailova, violin
Tobias Lea, viola
Tamás Varga, cello
Karl-Heinz Schütz, flute
Matthias Schorn, clarinet


07_25 JAN 2021 | 95 min. | Video Director: Bernhard Fleischer
MOZARTIADE
The Mozartiade gives a deep insight into Mozart's lieder: Magdalena Kožená, Sylvia Schwartz and Mauro Peter interpret numerous songs by the composer. The soloists are accompanied by Elena Bashkirova.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
An die Freude, K. 53
Das Traumbild, K. 530
Sei du mein Trost, K. 391
Des kleinen Friedrichs Geburtstag, K. 529
Im Frühlingsanfange, K. 597
An Chloë, K. 524
Die Verschweigung, K. 518
Die betrogene Welt, K. 474
Der Zauberer, K. 472
Als Luise die Briefe ihres ungetreuen Liebhabers verbrannte, K. 520
Das Veilchen, K. 476
Die Trennung, K. 519
Fantasia for Piano in D minor, K. 397
Das Kinderspiel, K. 598
Oixeau, si tous les an, K. 307
Dans un bois solitaire, K. 308
Ridente la calma, K. 152
Die Zufriedenheit, K. 473
Lied der Freiheit, K. 506
Ich würd‘ auf meinem Pfad, K. 390
Die ihr des unermesslichen Weltalls Schöpfer ehrt, K. 619
Die kleine Spinnerin, K. 531
Abendempfindung an Laura, K. 523
Komm, liebe Zither, komm, K. 351
Die Alte, K. 517

Sylvia Schwartz, soprano
Magdalena Kožená, mezzo-soprano
Mauro Peter, tenor
Elena Bashkirova, piano


08_25 JAN 2021 | 75 min. | Video Director: Bernhard Fleischer
KROMER, QUATUOR VAN KUIJK
In the field of chamber music, the young musicians of the string quartet Quatuor van Kuijk together with the pianist Maximilian Kromer, are well-versed Mozart interpreters performing on stage of the Vienna Hall of the Mozarteum

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Divertimento in D major, K. 136
Divertimento in B flat major, K. 137
Divertimento in F major, K. 138
Piano Quartet in G minor, K. 478

QUATUOR VAN KUIJK
Nicolas van Kuijk, violin
Sylvain Favre-Bulle, violin
Emmanuel François, viola
Anthony Kondo, cello

Maximilian Kromer, piano


09_26 JAN 2021 | 85 min. | Video Director: Christoph Engel
CAMERATA SALZBURG, ŠLEKYTĖ, MÜHLEMANN, CAPUÇON, CAUSSÉ
For this charming Saturday evening concert from the Mozarteum, the Camerata Salzburg perform a beautifully balanced programme with young Lithuanian conductor Giedrė Šlekytė. Mozart is one of Regula Mühlemann's specialties: she sings lightly in the coloratura and is gifted with a spirited character. Originally, Mozart composed the part for soprano castrati which harmonized well with Mühlemann's dark-colored middle register.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No. 31 in D major, K. 297 “Paris“
Motet for Soprano and Orchestra, K. 165 “Exsultate, jubilate“
Aria for Soprano and Orchestra, K. 383: “Nehmt meinen Dank, ihr holden Gönner“
Sinfonia concertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra in E flat major, K. 364
Il re pastore, K. 208, Act 2: “L’amerò, sarò costante“
Die Zauberflöte, K. 620, Act 2: Dialogue & Duet “Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen”

Camerata Salzburg
Giedrė Šlekytė, conductor
Regula Mühlemann, soprano
Rolando Villazón, tenor
Renaud Capuçon, violin
Gérard Caussé, viola


10_28 JAN 2021 | 95 min. | Video Director: Elisabeth Malzer
MARTHA ARGERICH & DANIEL BARENBOIM
Two of the greatest living solo pianists share one stage: Daniel Barenboim and Martha Argerich, two long-time friends for about seven decades, both child prodigies from buenos aires, play selected piano works by Mozart for four hands at the the digital edition of Mozartwoche 2021.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sonata for Piano Four Hands in C major, K. 521
Andante for Piano Four Hands with Five Variations in G major, K. 501
Sonata for Piano Four Hands in F major, K. 497
Sonata for two Pianos in D major, K. 448

Martha Argerich, piano
Daniel Barenboim, piano