Guest conductor Matthew Halls will lead the Columbus Symphony, Chorus, and guest vocalist GillIan Keith in a glorious Mozart showcase, featuring his last and greatest symphony and two gorgeous works for soprano and orchestra. Also featured is the festive choral piece composed by Mozart's great friend, Joseph Haydn, for the wife of the Austrian emperor.
The program includes Haydn's Te Deum for the Empress Maria Therese and three works from Mozart-Exsultate, jubilate; Regina coeli; and Symphony No. 41 in C Major, Jupiter.
The Columbus Symphony presents Mozart & Haydn at the Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) tnonight and Saturday, February 1 and 2, at 8pm daily. Tickets are $25-$65 and can be purchased at the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.), all Ticketmaster outlets, and www.ticketmaster.com. To purchase tickets by phone, please call (614) 228-8600 or (800) 745-3000. The Ohio Theatre Ticket Office will also be open two hours prior to each performance. Young people between the ages of 13-25 may purchase $5 PNC Arts Alive All Access tickets while available. For more information, visit www.GoFor5.com.
WOSU's Christopher Purdy will hold a free, pre-concert lecture about the program for ticket holders one hour prior to each performance.
The 2012-13 Masterworks Series performance is made possible through the generous support of series sponsors Anne and Noel Melvin.