The story of Mozart’s final three symphonies are a microcosm of healing, recovery and renewal. Symphony No. 39, is gentle but buoyant, the least performed of the three but no less a masterwork. Melancholic Symphony No 40, adored by audiences, reflects Mozart’s struggles but the gorgeous. dreamy second movement, sees the strings woven closely together – as in the love duets of Italian operas of the time. Finally, his popular Jupiter Symphony reflects the invincible spirit that drove him to succeed against all odds, with its Olympian character and the greatest of all symphonic finales.