Young Mozart coming to Kilmarnock

From left, Tenor Tracey Wellborn, basso Chase Peak, and soprano Karine Marshall rehearse Mozart’s Bastien and Bastienne. Photo courtesy of Capitol Opera Richmond

Staged as a benefit for the Northern Neck Orchestra (NNO), “An Evening in Old Vienna” will be held at 4 p.m. February 12, at Good Luck Cellars, 1025 Good Luck Road, Kilmarnock.

The pre-Valentine program will be a musical variety show and will include a Brahms trio, a short Mozart opera and waltzes by Strauss, said Eric Jacobson of the NNO.

The first piece, Johannes Brahms’ horn trio op 40, will be performed by NNO musicians Emory Waters on French horn, Arline Hinkson on piano and Jacobson on violin.

Singers and instrumentalists of Capitol Opera Richmond (COR) will then take the stage with a concert version of Bastien and Bastienne, a frothy one-act comic opera composed when Mozart was 12…

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