Mostly Mozart Festival Coverage

Throughout the month of August, WQXR brings you an array of interviews, live radio broadcasts and online web exclusives from Lincoln Center to infuse your summer with Mozart. Plus, tune in to our 24-hour all-Mozart stream where you can enjoy must-hear masterpieces, discover the great unknown works and catch the newest Mozart recordings. To listen to the Mozart Stream, click here or select the red WQXR Special tab in the player.

Mostly Mozart Festival Closing Program

Friday, August 26, 2011

On Friday at 8 pm, the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra comes to a close with Stravinsky's In memoriam Dylan Thomas, Schubert's "Unfinished" Symphony and Mozart's Requiem. Tune in for our live broadcast.

Update: The Mostly Mozart Festival Closing Night Performance on Saturday at 8pm, has been cancelled.

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Mostly Mozart Festival: Opening Night

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

This Tuesday at 8 pm, conductor Louis Langrée returns to podium for the opening concert of the annual August event. Join WQXR for a live broadcast of the all-Mozart program.

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International Contemporary Ensemble Does Old and New

Monday, August 08, 2011

Join Q2 for live tapings from the 2011 Mostly Mozart Festival's Kaplan Penthouse of the adventurous International Contemporary Ensemble on Monday, August 8 at 10:30 p.m. and Thursday, August 11 at 10:30 p.m. Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado and Matthias Pintscher, respectively, lead the ensemble through intimate programs of modernist and contemporary icons, including Igor Stravinsky and John Zorn.

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International Contemporary Ensemble

Thursday, August 11, 2011

On Thursday, Aug. 11, WQXR presented a live broadcast from the Mostly Mozart Festival featuring ICE playing works by Mozart, Schoenberg and Mattias Pintscher. Listen to the full concert here.

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Louis Langrée's Top Five Mozart Works

Friday, July 29, 2011

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart composed over 600 pieces in a vast range of styles and genres. Watch conductor Louis Langrée discuss his top five in this video.

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A Little Night Music: Takács Quartet

Saturday, August 06, 2011

WQXR brings you special web-exclusive concerts from the Mostly Mozart Festival. Listen to a late-night performance recorded live in the Kaplan Penthouse by the world-renowned Takács Quartet of Schubert's Quartettsatz and Beethoven's String Quartet in C-sharp minor.

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A Little Night Music: Juho Pohjonen

Friday, August 19, 2011

WQXR brings you special web-exclusive concerts from the Mostly Mozart Festival. Listen to a performance recorded live in the Kaplan Penthouse featuring pianist Juho Pohjonen playing Haydn variations and sonatas by Haydn and Mozart.

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A Little Night Music: Jenny Lin

Saturday, August 20, 2011

WQXR brings you special web-exclusive concerts from the Mostly Mozart Festival. Listen to a performance recorded live in the Kaplan Penthouse featuring pianist Jenny Lin playing works by Mozart, Stravinsky, and Silvestrov.

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A Little Night Music: Jennifer Koh and Shai Wosner

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

WQXR brings you special web-exclusive concerts from the Mostly Mozart Festival. Listen to a performance recorded live in the Kaplan Penthouse featuring violinist Jennifer Koh and pianist Shai Wosner playing three Mozart sonatas.

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Café Concert: International Contemporary Ensemble

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Members of the International Contemporary Ensemble arrived in the WQXR Café to present Stravinsky's arrangement of Bach's Prelude and Fugue in C sharp minor. It's a piece that sounds so lush and romantic that it scarcely resembles Bach.

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