Andris Poga, conductor
Paul Lewis, piano
A Viennese evening with Mozart's final Piano Concerto No. 27, whose luminous simplicity modestly masks an exceptional depth of expression. We do not know the circumstances which led Mozart to create this serene work, over which hovers nonetheless a peculiar sense of melancholy and whose many modulations seem to be a journey through his own states of mind. Less known than his other symphonies, the Sixth Symphony of Anton Bruckner, concise and never revisited by its composer, is a masterpiece of contemplative beauty with its warm lyricism and visionaryreach.