The Mozart Festival from Salzburg

Airs at 9 pm Jan. 6, Jan. 13 and Jan. 20 on WQXR.

Sunday, January 06, 2013

Travel to a place where the top musicians from around the world gather to celebrate Mozart. The Mozart Festival, hosted by Hannes Eichmann, brings you to Salzburg, Austria, for some of the best performances of Mozart from his hometown.

The Mozart Festival, produced by Houston Public Media, includes performances by some of the world's leading soloists and orchestras, backstage clips with performers and features touring the Mozarteum Foundation's priceless collections, including Mozart's original manuscripts and personal possessions.

Jan. 20 program details:

Mozart: Mass in C, KV 257 “Gloria”
— Salzburg Dom Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra; János Czifra, Domkapellmeister.

Mozart: Piano Concerto in E-flat, KV 382 (Allegro)
— Emanuel Ax, piano; Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor; Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.

Mozart: Aria, “Tiger! wetze nur die Klauen” from Zaide, KV 334
— Mojca Erdmann, soprano; David Afkham, conductor; Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg.

Feature:
— “Nannerl’s Notebook” from The Mozarteum Vault. Armin Brinzing, director of Bibliotheca Mozartiana, Mozarteum Foundation.

Mozart: Symphony in C, “Jupiter” KV 551 (Menuetto. Allegretto – Trio/ Molto Allegro)
— Louis Langrée, conductor; Camerata Salzburg.

Jan. 13 program details:

Feature:
— "Mozart’s Pianoforte” from the Mozart Family Residence. Ulrich Leisinger, director of research, Mozarteum Foundation.

Mozart: Recitative and Aria, “Quando avran fine omai – Padre, germani, addio!” from Idomeneo, KV 366
— Mojca Erdmann, soprano; David Afkham, conductor; Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg.

Mozart: Trio in B-flat, KV 502
— Robert Levin, Mozart’s pianoforte; Frank Stadler, Mozart’s violin; Peter Sigl, cello.

Feature:
— “Mozart Original Manuscripts” from the Mozarteum Vault. Armin Brinzing, director of Bibliotheca Mozartiana, Mozarteum Foundation.

Mozart: Symphony in C, “Linz” KV 425 (Menuetto-Trio/Presto)
— Ivor Bolton, conductor; Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg.

Jan. 6 program details:

Mozart: Overture to Idomeneo
— Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor; Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.

Mozart: Violin Concerto in G, KV 216 (Allegro)
— Carolin Widmann, violin; Louis Langrée, conductor; Camerata Salzburg.

Mozart: Aria, “Vedrai carino” from Don Giovanni
— Mojca Erdmann, soprano; David Afkham, conductor; Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg.

Feature:
— “Leopold Mozart’s Violin Treatise” from Mozart’s Birthplace. Gabriele Ramsauer, Director of Museums, Mozarteum Foundation.

Mozart: Mass in C, KV 257 “Kyrie”
— János Czifra, Domkapellmeister; Salzburg Dom Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra.

Mozart: Symphony in C, KV 338
— Louis Langrée, conductor; Camerata Salzburg.

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