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Moritz Gnann conducts Gabrieli, Marcello, Rossini and Mozart featuring BSO principal oboe John Ferrillo

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BSO Assistant Conductor Moritz Gnann leads this single Friday-afternoon program, which features principal oboe John Ferrillo in the Oboe Concerto of Alessandro Marcello, a slightly older contemporary of his fellow Venetian Antonio Vivaldi. Opening the program is a group of canzonas by the earlier Venetian composer Giovanni Gabrieli, who was active in the late 1500s and early 1600s. Completing the first half of this program is a wind-ensemble arrangement of numbers from Rossini's delightful and familiar 19th-century comic opera The Barber of Seville. Mozart's G minor symphony, No. 40, is among the most enduringly popular of all thecomposer's works.

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Moritz   Gnann, conductor Moritz Gnann, conductor John   Ferrillo, oboe John Ferrillo, oboe
Program Notes Audio
GABRIELI - Canzonas for brass
MARCELLO - Concerto in D minor for oboe and strings
ROSSINI (arr. SEDLAK) - Excerpts from Il barbiere di Siviglia, for wind ensemble
MOZART - Symphony No. 40