Listen: Richard Goode and the 'Jupiter' Symphony

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Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Richard Goode (Steve Riskind)

Listen to this archived broadcast from Lincoln Center's 50th Mostly Mozart Festival. Louis Langrée leads the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra in a program that charts the composer's full career, from his first symphony to his last one, the "Jupiter" Symphony.  

In between these two works, the acclaimed pianist Richard Goode joins the orchestra to perform Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 12. 

WQXR's Terrance McKnight hosts the broadcast.

Listen to Terrance McKnight's interview with Richard Goode in the audio below:

And below Louie Langrée talks about how music is inseparable from his life:

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Mozart: Symphony No. 1

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major
Richard Goode, piano

Mozart: Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter”

Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
Louis Langrée, conductor

Broadcast will be recorded live at Lincoln Center’s 2016 Mostly Mozart Festival. Learn more about the festival at

Comments [1]


Jay Moss is not correct in saying that the Mostly Mozart festival was the first indoor music festival in America. It is a very nice festival but it had its precursors.

I can think of others, off the top of my head. The Newport Music Festival features classical music, indoors (sometimes outdoors, true) and dates back to 1953! The New York Philharmonic is one of the groups that has played there, along with players of the caliber of Claudio Arrau.

An even more famous example is the Tanglewood Music Festival which began way back in 1940. Many of the events were played in the Koussevitzky Music Shed named after the famous BSO conductor.

The Grant Park Festival (in various Chicago venues) dates back to 1931.

The Bowdoin College International Music Festival dates back to 1964.

The Pablo Casals Festival began in 1956 and was held first in the U. of Puerto Rico Theater. It too has had a number of distinguished artists.

I am sure there are others.

Aug. 15 2016 06:28 AM

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