The Mozart Festival from Salzburg

Airs at 10 pm Nov. 8, Nov. 15, Nov. 22 and Nov. 29 on WQXR.

Friday, November 08, 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, presented by American Public Media and produced by Houston Public Media in cooperation with ORF/Austrian Radio, 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.

Nov. 8 program details:

Mozart: Concerto for Piano & Orchestra in c minor, KV 491 “Allegro”
— Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano; Vienna Philharmonic; Teodor Currentzis, conductor.

J. C. Bach: “Lucio Silla” (excerpts)
Mozart: No. 15 Coro “Se Gloria il crin ti cinse”
Mozart: No 16 Terzetto “Quell’orgoglioso sdegno”
— Benjamin Hulett, tenor (Lucio Silla); Sylvia Schwartz, soprano (Giunia); Lydia Teuscher, soprano (Cecilio); Carolyn Sampson, soprano (Celia); Andrew Foster-Williams, baritone (Lucio Cinna); Andrew Tortise, tenor (Aufidio); Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg; Salzburg Bach Choir; Ivor Bolton, conductor.

Mozart: Symphony in D, KV 385 “Haffner”
— Camerata Salzburg; Louis Langrée, conductor.


More in:

Leave a Comment

Email addresses are required but never displayed.


About Month of Mozart

Mozart is arguably the most admired and most adapted composer in the history of Western music. He has the most recordings (nearly 10,000 in print and has been referenced endlessly in popular culture. His life has been filtered through many theories of genius and creativity – some plausible, others outlandish. Unlike many composers, Mozart has never gone out of fashion, in part because his music has come to stand for so many aspects of classical music. Throughout November, WQXR celebrates Mozart's work through concert broadcasts, multimedia projects, marathons and other features.