Concerto for piano No. 9 in E-flat major, K. 271, 'Jenamy'

Composition date:

1777

About


Mozart's Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 9, dates back to 1777, when Mozart was only 21. But it is certainly not because of Mozart's young age that the concerto inherited the nickname of 'Jeunehomme'. In fact, Jeunehomme was the surname of a young French pianist who visited Salzburg and for whom Mozart wrote his score.

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
  • Andantino
  • Rondo (Presto)


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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