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Daniel Hope with ZCO, set for Vivaldi and Yehudi Menuhin tribute at Sydney Opera House / Daily Telegraph

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"EVERY time I play Mozart I can only shake my head, because I can't even begin to fathom the scale of his genius."

So says dynamic British violinist Daniel Hope. His Journey to Mozart is out now. The album features pieces by Christoph Willibald Gluck, a key figure in the transition from the Baroque to Classical periods, Joseph Haydn and two lesser figures, eclipsed by Mozart, in the Czech Josef Myslivecek and the violinist and concert promoter Johann Peter Salomon, who helped to ensure both Haydn and Mozart's lasting success.

Hope who is coming here in September with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra as their artistic director. They will play at Sydney Opera House Concert Hall in September as part of the Utzon Series, performing Vivaldi's Four Seasons alongside a program paying tribute to Hope's mentor Yehudi Menuhin.

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