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Christmas Concert: Mozart Concerto for flute and harp

Flautist Izaskun Erdocia and I will be joining the Hong Kong Strings to perform Mozart's Concerto for flute, harp and orchestra, 1st movement , under the baton of Prof. Chan Wing Wah on: Dec 17, 2009 (Thur) 8 pm Hong Kong Cultural Centre For ticket information, please visit: Background information: WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791) Concerto for flute, harp and orchestra, K.299/297c (1778) I. Allegro When Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart went to Paris at the age of seven, he was received as a child prodigy with his unique talents on the klavier. Aristocracy and royalty adored him. Fourteen years later, however, at the age of 21, when Mozart returned to Paris again and started searching his fortune by himself, it was a very different story. He was unable to secure any promising appointments except meeting the influential noble and former ambassador to London, the Duc de Guines in Paris. The Duc himself played the flute very well. His daughter, an