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Mass in C – Théâtre des Champs Elysées (30% discount)

Mass in C – Théâtre des Champs Elysées

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

This work composed by Mozart at the age of 25 is a pinnacle of the sacred repertoire in the demands it makes on performers and its humanity.

CAST

Carolyn Sampson soprano
Olivia Vermeulen mezzo-soprano
Zachary Wilder tenor
Dominik Wörner bass

Masaaki Suzuki direction
Bach Collegium Japan

Opening the concert 
Haydn Symphony No.48

For Mozart, the religious repertoire was more than just an occasional exercise or a mandatory rite of passage, but a genre in its own right which he cultivated regularly throughout his career. In his very early Masses, which already showed signs of promise, the musician demonstrated a mastery of instrumental and vocal polyphony. The Mass in C is influenced by Bach and Handel, especially in the large choruses. Italian influences can also be detected in the solo parts which are straight out of opera, for example in the dazzling Gloria. Although this Mass in C is incomplete, with the exception of the Requiem, it represents Mozart’s sacred music at its very finest.

Wednesday 30 May 8:00 PM
Tickets from 5 to 85 euros

FUSAC readers can enjoy a 30% discount with the code USAMESSUT to use here : Buy Tickets

Practical Information :

Le Théâtre des Champs Elysées
15 avenue Montaigne
75008 Paris
01 49 52 50 50
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