Fresh, sensitive and effortless Mozart

Mozart's clarinet works are explored by Fröst and the Amsterdam Sinfonietta

Composer: Mozart
Repertoire: Clarinet Concerto and Clarinet Quintet
Artists: Martin Fröst (clarinet), Amsterdam Sinfonietta/ Peter Oundijian
Rating: 4/5
Genre: Instrumental
Label: BIS SACD1263

Mozart was the first composer to truly explore the clarinet’s potential. This new disc brings together his two major works for the instrument, the concerto and the quintet. Throughout, the playing has a particularly resonant lower register. Sympathetic accompaniment is provided by the Vertavo Quartet and the Amsterdam Sinfonietta produces a richly sonorous orchestral sound.