Sinfonia 40

Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550, is one of his most celebrated works, typically performed in the original key of G minor. Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1788 during the final years of his life, the symphony is renowned for its dramatic intensity, emotional depth, and melodic richness. Mozart himself conducted the premiere of the symphony in Vienna. It is believed that he never heard the piece performed again after its premiere. The symphony consists of four movements: Molto allegro, Andante, Menuetto: Allegretto, and Allegro assai. Its haunting melodies, expressive harmonies, and masterful orchestration have made it a staple of the classical repertoire and a beloved favorite among audiences and musicians alike.