Mozart fans will rejoice at the unique chance to experience the master composer’s work performed as it would have been in the 18th century — no time machine necessary. Conductor and University of Houston professor Timothy Hester will bring to life the music of Mozart in “The Amadeus Project: Bringing the Past into Focus,” performing on a replica 1795 fortepiano constructed by distinguished piano-builder Chris Maene. Joining Hester will be members of Ars Lyrica, the Cambini Woodwind Quintet and other noted musicians performing as The Amadeus Project Orchestra and playing period instruments themselves. This is the first time Houston audiences have had the opportunity to enjoy Mozart’s work performed as it originally sounded, which Hester feels is the only way to truly understand Mozart’s aesthetic. The works featured throughout the evening will include several concerti. 7:30 p.m. Moores Opera House, University of Houston, 3301 Cullen. For information, call 713-743-3313 or visit www.uh.edu. $10 to $15.
Tue., Feb. 28, 2012