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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.