Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 27 in B-flat Major, K. 595

Composition date:

1790-1791

About


 

The Piano Concerto No. 27 is Mozart's last piano concerto. It was composed between 1788 and 1791, before it was premiered at the home of the clarinetist Joseph Baehr in March 1791, the year of the composer's death. That very year, Mozart wrote two other masterpieces: his Requiem and The Magic Flute...

The pianists competing at the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition must perform, during the second round of the Competition, one of the seven piano concerti written by Mozart and selected by the Competition.

Movements:

  • Allegro
  • Larghetto
  • Allegro


About the composer


Birth date:

Jan. 27, 1756

Death date:

Dec. 5, 1791

His music is unclassifiable to such an extent that it is impossible to pronounce the least analyses of the child prodigy. His wandering childhood enriched by numerous journeys let him come into contact with all of Europe's…

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