Today in the I. R. National Court Theater
the annual great concert for the benefit
of the Association of Widows of Deceased
Musicians will be given, of which more
information is to be seen on the usual poster.
This notice advertises the first of the two Lenten concerts given by the Tonkünstler-Societät at the Burgtheater on 13 March 1785. The concert featured the premiere of Mozart’s Davide penitente K. 469 (conducted by the composer) in addition to Haydn’s Symphony in D minor Hob I:80, choruses by Gassmann and Haydn, and unidentified arias and an oboe concerto. The concert was repeated with a few changes on 15 March. The poster to which the notice refers is given in Dokumente, 212–13. For more information on the background to this concert, see Black 2015.
Black, David. 2015. “Mozart’s Association with the Tonkünstler-Societät.” In: Mozart Studies 2, ed. Simon P. Keefe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 55-75.
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First Published: Sun, 11 Jan 2015
Black, David. 2015. “Announcement of a concert of the Tonkünstler-Societät (13 March 1785).” In: Mozart: New Documents, edited by Dexter Edge and David Black. First published 11 January 2015. https://www.mozartdocuments.org/documents/13-march-1785/
Black, David. 2015. “Announcement of a concert of the Tonkünstler-Societät (13 March 1785).” In: Mozart: New Documents, edited by Dexter Edge and David Black. First published 11 January 2015. [direct link]