Set to launch January 2013, the Johannesburg International Mozart Festival commemorating the birth date of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has released information about its theme. The two week long celebration of musical genius and inspiration will follow the theme “If you would dance” and will feature various orchestras with a wide array of talented performances and performers.
The theme for the 2013 Johannesburg International Mozart Festival (JIMF) is Se vuol ballare - If you would dance. The fifth JIMF opens on Sunday, 27 January 2013, the commemoration of the birthdate of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
The 2013 JIMF will run for two weeks at various venues across Johannesburg. There will also be a pre-festival concert on Saturday, 19 January, which takes the form of a Viennese New Year’s Concert, with music and dance.
The opening concert for the JIMF on Sunday, 27 January 2013 will feature the Zurich Chamber Orchestra with the South African National Youth Orchestra, conducted by the renowned Sir Roger Norrington.
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