Happy 265th Birthday

So many good performances of a piece written at age 16!

This one best showed what I was looking for: starting at the 8:30 mark, Mozart torquing out the 2nd violin player with Presto. And her loving it, two-and-a-half centuries later. 🙂

Here’s the viola player looking to the 2nd violin player, who’s looking to the 1st violin player:

looking at you

No idea of the 2nd violin player Kyujung Choi‘s age, but I’m certain that older people couldn’t play as well at the tempo 16-year-old Mozart intended. Must be nice to know and feel professionally that you aren’t the limiting factor in performing Mozart.

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