Mozart will be remembered in a concert on August 19 at the Museum Theatre
This year marks the 250th birth anniversary of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. And the world over, the event is being celebrated with pomp and grandeur. In Chennai, several well-known classical musicians are coming together for a concert titled "Mozart The Magnificent" on August 19, 7 p.m., at the Museum Theatre, Egmore.The line-up of musicians who will perform includes V.S. Narasimhan and his Madras String Quartet, M. S. V. Raja (oboe), S. Balakrishnan and Surendar Schaffter (flute), Arun George (keyboard), Arul Siromoney, Leslie David, Edwin Grady and Roshan Rajkumar (piano), Chandran Abraham (mandolin), S. Balakrishnan and Yuvadeepan (recorder) and Nina Menezes, Cleona John and Ebenezer Arunkumar (soloists).A choir, formed especially for the occasion, will perform the half-hour long "Coronation Mass." It will be conducted by Augustine Paul. The compere for the evening is P. C. Ramakrishna.Passes for the show are available at Landmark (Nungambakkam), Odyssey (Adyar and Anna Nagar), ProMusicals (Egmore) and Musee Musicals (Anna Salai).For more information, call 98410-17667 or 98402-20900.