Rolando Villazón, Marianne Crebassa & Andrea Carroll Headline Mozart at Home Gala

By Francisco Salazar

After three successful live concerts from the ORF RadioKulturhaus in cooperation with the Vienna State Opera, the Volksoper and the United Stages Vienna, the series “We play for Austria” initiated by ORF III is now being continued with a concert entitled “Mozart @ Home.”

The concert, which will be performed on Sunday, May 24th at 8:15 p.m. in collaboration with the Mozarteum Salzburg Foundation, will focus on the famous composer and his hometown. Among the artists, who will appear at the Grand Hall of the Mozarteum, are Rolando Villazón, Marianne Crebassa, Rafael Fingerlos, Andrea Carroll, pianist Daniel Barenboim, clarinetist Daniel Ottensamer, horn player Radovan Vlatković, pianist Marie Sophie Hauzel, violinist Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, and pianist Julius Zeman, and the Bach Choir Salzburg. Actor Cornelius Obonya will read two touching letters from Mozart to his father Leopold in the house where he was born.

The evening will be hosted by Rolando Villazón and Barbara Rett.

The concert will be streamed and broadcast for seven days as video-on-demand worldwide on ORF-TVthek. On August 8 the performance will be shown on 3sat.