Alleluia (Exsultate, jubilate) – Aksel Rykkvin (boy soprano) – Stephen Hicks (piano) – Sept. 2015

Treble Aksel Johannes Skramstad Rykkvin sings "Alleluia" from "Exsultate, jubilate" (W.A.Mozart) during the opening concert of Røros Organ Festival 2015. Accompanist: festival director and cantor Stephen Hicks. Sept. 21th, 2015, Røros Church. http://www.ajsrykkvin.no Aksel is a boy soloist with the Children’s Chorus of the Norwegian National Opera ("Barnekoret ved Den Norske Opera & Ballett") and…

2nd Sunday of Lent 2014: Mozart Requiem K626 C R F Maunder Edition Westminster Cathedral Boys Choir, Academy of Ancient Music

This performance of Mozart’s Requiem K626 is quite different to what you’re used to and assuming that the version with which you’re familiar uses Sussmayr’s score you’re likely to be … surprised, by much of what you hear. Maunder’s edition is far leaner and more taut than Sussmayr’s when coupled with forces similar to those…

Sunday Concert: W.A. Mozart- Sinfonia concertante (Maxim Vengerov, Robert Kabara & Sinfonietta Cracovia) – YouTube

When he appointed the 16-year-old Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as concert master in his orchestra, at an annual salary of 150 gulden on August 21st 1772 the archbishop of Salzburg (Colloredo) made a fabuluous bargain. Over the following years Mozart produced many compositions for him including the majority of his concertante works for violin and orchestra…