May 4, Gabrieli, Marcello, Rossini and Mozart

[Mortiz Gnann]

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

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  1. Brian Bell takes just a minute to introduce the program of May 4, 2018.
  2. BSO Principal Oboe John Ferrillo speaks to Brian Bell about the Marcello Oboe Concerto, being performed on May 4, 2018.
  3. Audio concert preview written by Robert Kirzinger and Richard Dyer.
  4. BSO Assistant Conductor Moritz Gnann chats with Brian Bell about the program of May 4, 2018.

Moritz Gnann, conductor
John Ferrillo, oboe

GABRIELI Canzonas for brass (8 min)
MARCELLO Concerto in D minor for oboe and strings (11 min)
ROSSINI (arr. SEDLAK) Excerpts from Il barbiere di Siviglia, for wind ensemble (15 min)
MOZART Symphony No. 40 (29 min)

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.