Tamara Friedman’s fortepiano on the Festivals second concert, Bach &, will be a replica of an instrument by Johann Andreas Stein (Augsburg, early 1780s), built and revised by several craftsmen. In 1777 Mozart wrote to his father very enthusiastically about Stein’s fortepianos.
Vicki Boeckman will be playing on copies of Denner and Bressan recorders made by the late Fred Morgan of Australia
Susanna's Ogata's violin was made in 1772 by Joseph Klotz of a well-known family of luthiers in Mittenwald, Germany. Mozart owned a Joseph Klotz violin.