His was always a lively listen but 200 years after the composer’s death, Haydn’s fresh and innovatory spirit matters more than ever.

Mostly inthe Esterházy court and vienna
Best known forstring quartets, over 100 symphonies, piano sonatas, The creation
Similar to Mozart, Early Beethoven, CPE Bach

A late-night Prom: Sir John Eliot Gardiner’s London Baroque Soloists are spinning their way through the finale of Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No 90 in C Major. The music arrives...

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