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Joseph Haydn’s new/old concerto gets its day

Feb 7, 2014

Sixty years ago, no orchestra in the world could have given the concert the Charlotte Symphony did Friday night.

Before 1961, Joseph Haydn's Cello Concerto in C was lost. Haydn himself had acquired the reputation of a moldy fig with audiences, as jazz musicians of the era used to say, though people could hear a handful of his string quartets and perhaps two dozen of his 104 symphonies.

Full article at Charlotte Observer