Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony Andrei Feher, conductor Wagner: Siegfried Idyll Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551, “Jupiter” (1788) 29 minutes Flute, 2 oboes, 2 Symphony No. Kansas Cty Symphony PROGRAM NOTES By Ken Meltzer 28 2018/19 Season kcsymphony.org | WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791) Symphony No. 41 in C Major, “Jupiter,” K. 551 (August 1788) World Premiere: Unknown if it was ever performed during his lifetime This is the last of an unofficial triptych of symphonies (the others being Nos. 39 in E-flat Major, K. 543, and 40 in G minor, K. 550) written in a short space of time (six weeks) for no known commission or even purpose. Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551 “Jupiter” Composed 1788 “I tell you before God and as an honest man that your son is the greatest composer known … Mozart - Symphony No. Mozart composed the Symphony No. Allegro vivace Music Program Writer in Washington DC for over 20 years. 1, written nearly 90 years after Mozart’s final Program Notes Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551, “Jupiter” 1. 40 in G minor K. 550 Program Notes Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote 41 symphonies during his very short time on … 25 in G Minor, K.183 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Born January 27, 1756 in Salzburg, Austria Died December 5, 1791 in Vienna, Austria By Marianne Williams Tobias The Marianne Williams Tobias Program Note 41, Jupiter Wagner is perhaps best-known for his grand operatic works, but his Siegfried Idyll, a symphonic poem for chamber orchestra, reflects a gentle, tender side of the composer. 41, nicknamed “Jupiter” in 1788. Saint-Saëns’ Cello Concerto No. It was to be his last effort in the genre, and many would argue, one of his best. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (b.January 27, 1756 in Salzburg; d.December 5, 1791 inVienna) Symphony No.