Versus: Mozart v Salieri

July 21, 2023, 8:00 pm

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The rivalry between Salieri and Mozart is one cemented in the history books of classical music. Join LaRob and Kristina on a lighthearted but cutthroat musical showdown between the two composers to determine who really reigns supreme and why. They are joined by conductor Michael Lewanski, who offers more context on each composer and this age-old debate.


Antonio Salieri: Overture to “Il Mondo alla Rovescia”
Mannheim Mozart Orchestra/Thomas Fey

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Overture to “Abduction from the Seraglio”
Royal Philharmonic/Colin Davis

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Flute and Harp Concerto in C, K. 299
Jean-Pierre Rampal, f; Lily Laskine, h; Paillard Chamber Orchestra/Jean-Francois Paillard

Antonio Salieri: Flute and Oboe Concerto in C
Movement III. Allegretto
Susan Milan, f; David Theodore, ob; City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hick

Antonio Salieri Sinfonia “Veneziana” in D
London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony no. 35 in D, K. 385 “Haffner”
Orchestra Mozart/Claudio Abbado