W.A. Mozart Performed Vanhal’s Violin Concerto in B flat major
Allan Badley has given Naxos permission to publish his paper ”A Viennese Concerto after Lunch, a Strasbourger Concerto after Supper: Mozart in Augsburg”, in which he brings to light Mozart as an exceptional concert violinist who performed not only his own compositions for this instrument, but also the works of other leading composers of his time, such as Johann Baptist Vanhal.
Allan Badley is a leading authority in music of the late 18th and early 19th centuries and director of Artaria Editions of New Zealand. He prepared new editions of Vanhal’s Violin concertos that were used for the Naxos recording 8.557815: Violin Concerto in G major, Artaria Editions AE362; Violin Concerto in G major, Artaria Editions AE363, Violin Concerto in B flat, Artaria Editions AE364. The CD, featuring the distinguished Japanese violinist Takako Nishizaki was released on 1 October 2006.