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Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall
|Roger Montgomery wows with Mozart and the OAE|
|If Mozart were to apply for a job in this day and age, at the very top of his CV would read “Adaptable and able to turn my hand to any task”. Tonight’s concert – superbly performed by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment to a full house at the Queen Elizabeth Hall – demonstrates the composer’s creative resourcefulness when it came to getting a commission, delivering the goods and ultimately, making money. All the while, the pressures of a crowded market, demanding patrons and an overbearing father were never far away.
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