Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam 15th of September 2018 at 20:15
The Moonlight Symphony Orchestra will be performing music by Mozart and Beethoven including the premier of the new realisation of the Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata N14 which has recently been composed by Isolda Da Costa Soares and by Matthew Olyver .
Soloists: Isolda Da Costa Soares and Emanuele Mollica
Conductor: David Wordsworth
"I really enjoyed working on the arrangement of this Beethoven’s Appassionata Moonlight Sonata No 14. It was a challenging experience since Beethoven is a very famous composer and for me he is “The God of Classical Music". His works are played so many times and until today it sounds new. On every little detailed and work performed on this piece Matthew and I still kept its original style and introduced an emotional sweep and a epic vision of the future with greater originality and endured appeal so that it sounds new and fresh. This was achieved with introduction of feelings of spontaneous threads and thoughts for the players – with a melodic sound without words this is mainly experienced on the third movement of the piece. The original melancholic nature of this piece and its darkness is now taken to a new territory which is the Orchestra”