Berliner Philharmoniker
Trevor Pinnock

Maria João Pires

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K. 183 (00:23:06)

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Piano Concerto No. 9 in E flat major, K. 271 (00:36:18)

    Maria João Pires Piano

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550 (00:34:55)

Connoisseurs have been in the know for a while: when Trevor Pinnock steps up to the rostrum he is at best holding scores that are about 250 years old, music from Viennese Classicism. Pinnock justifiably made a name for himself as an expert for music from this time. His interpretations, especially of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s music are fine, dense, structured and sharp. And this is why Mozart fans can look forward to Pinnock’s guest conductorship with the Berliner Philharmoniker, and of course to the works themselves: both of the master’s G Minor symphonies. This utterly delightful combination provides enlightening comparisons between Mozart’s late and early styles. In their midst lies a work, which is not only one of the most beautiful of its kind, but also known for controversy about its name: with the question whether the piano concerto K.271 is really called Jeunehomme or rather Jenamy. Our recommendation is that you choose the name you prefer and enjoy the interpretation of the Berliner Philharmoniker under Trevor Pinnock with the soloist Maria João Pires. Connoisseurs know: she is one of the best contemporary performers of Mozart...