This annual exploration of Mozart’s genius includes performances by the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, chamber ensembles, and more.
Conducted by Jaap van Zweden, Rachmaninoff's deeply Romantic symphony envelops the listener with sweeping melodies, lush orchestrations, and inspired lyrical passages. Yefim Bronfman solos in Beethoven’s Second Piano Concerto, where the spirit of Mozart hovers over dramatic emotions and muscular lan...
Monica Huggett, violin and director MOZART String Divertimento in D Major, K. 136 MOZART Piano Concerto No. 24 in C Minor, K. 491 MOZART Symphony No. 41, K. 551 “Jupiter”
Riverside Symphony Series Concert George Rothman, conductor featuring Mike Lormand, trombone Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, 8:00 PM MOZART Divertimento in D major, K. 251 CONSTANT Gli Elementi US Premiere SUK Serenade for Strings A selection from Mozart's vast tre...
Jaap van Zweden conducts symphonic “bookends” by Mozart — his first, composed at age eight, and his final and grandest, the 41st, aptly named for the king of the gods. Emanuel Ax returns for a musical doubleheader: Haydn's most popular piano concerto, ranging from poetic passages to a Hungarian rond...
The timeless art of the recital is perpetuated in the hands of present-day masters of the genre. Experience the musical journeys crafted by these thrilling performers in the intimate Rose Studio. Click here for more info (Opens in a new window) Mozart Sonata in F major for Flute and Piano, K...
How many Mozart pieces show up on desert island lists? How many music lovers have wished to hear Mozart as their last music on earth? Mozart's genius is unfathomable and inexplicable. The mystery of it, the state of supreme awe it holds us in, is why we flock to Mozart like no other. Join CMS for an...
The formidable Italian period-instrument ensemble brings Mozart and Haydn rarities “magically and vibrantly alive" (Guardian, U.K.) with its signature blend of intelligence and flair. As ensemble leader and soloist, “brilliant violinist” Giuliano Carmignola (New York Times) buoys historical per...
Hungary's deep musical roots in folk tradition had widespread influence on composers of other lands. Brahms, the strict traditionalist, shared his love of Hungarian folk music with his predecessors Mozart, Haydn, and Schubert, and his passion for it is heard expertly realized in his Hungarian Dances...
Explore both classics and rarities of the chamber music repertoire presented in a traditional setting. Click here for more info (Opens in a new window) Mozart Quartet in A major for Flute, Violin, Viola, and Cello, K. 298 (1786-87) Rota Trio for Flute, Violin, and Piano (1958) Dohnányi...
Explore both classics and rarities of the chamber music repertoire, offering cabaret-style seating, a complimentary glass of wine, and engaging commentary. Click here for more info (Opens in a new window) Mozart Quartet in A major for Flute, Violin, Viola, and Cello, K. 298 (1786-87) Rota...
The music world is exploding with string quartets, and the more there are, the higher the standard is set. The Escher Quartet, whose first prominent performances were as an ensemble of The Bowers Program, has emerged as one of a handful that have reached the loftiest levels of technical perfection, ...
All-Beethoven Program Symphony No. 3, “Eroica” Coriolan Overture We read that Ludwig van Beethoven was a champion for human rights, a musical genius who cared about civic unrest of the day, the French Revolution. Napoleon was the young composer's hero of the people. Decades-long c...
A conversation with the Renée and Robert Belfer Music Director of the Mostly Mozart Festival
A note on the ongoing connection between Mark Morris and the Mostly Mozart Festival
The composer's perspective on The Force of Things: An Opera for Objects
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Rare footage of the legendary Japanese director Yukio Ninagawa (1935–2016) during rehearsals for the revival of NINAGAWA Macbeth.
A look at Yukio Ninagawa's staging of one of Shakespeare's most popular plays.
A brief chat with the Mostly Mozart Festival's Renée and Robert Belfer Music Director
The early-music star talks Bach, Handel, and the unbridled joy of a great solo break.
The 1983 catalogue essay that accompanied the original production of Available Light
The composer of In the Name of the Earth discusses the inspiration behind his Mostly Mozart world premiere.
False face must hide what the false heart doth know.
As NINAGAWA Macbeth comes to Mostly Mozart, a note on Shakespeare's global appeal
9 essential facts about Bernstein's iconic creation
You know who loved coffee? Bach. And Beethoven. And Mozart.
Three celebrated artists' groundbreaking dance work comes to Mostly Mozart.
While charting new territory, Mostly Mozart still celebrates its namesake.
What does pianist Kirill Gerstein want to be when he grows up?
A note on next week's presentation of Don Giovanni
Artistic insights from the director of The Dark Mirror: Zender's Winterreise
Pianist Pedja Muzijevic performs as part of Mostly Mozart's A Little Night Music on August 11.
Delve into the psychology and musicality of Schubert's famous Wanderer in various versions of five songs.
What inspires the designer of this year's Mostly Mozart logo?
The Italian pianist discusses influences, projects, and travel plans.
Headphones on, people. It's time to test your Mozart knowledge.
At Mostly Mozart, How Forests Think features works inspired by nature.
Ian Bostridge and Netia Jones explore a radical reframing of Schubert's Winterreise.
An overview of the 2017 Mostly Mozart Festival
Lincoln Center staffers share their personal picks.
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Cory Smythe and Peter Evans on their influences, compositions, and what makes a good improvising partner.
Researchers aim to figure out what goes on inside humanity’s most consistently creative minds.
The Emerson String Quartet reveals their secrets to becoming one of the world’s most acclaimed chamber music groups.
The Crossing’s visionary project is a sublime musical experience for the heart, mind, and soul.
An excerpt from Mozart’s Women illustrates how the composer took the concept of opera to new and glorious heights.
The choreographer and conductor discuss revisiting “Mozart Dances,” Morris’s rare musicality, and potential future collaborations.
The two geniuses had more in common than just their native language.
With a life even more colorful than many of his creations, the librettist of Mozart’s greatest operas, Lorenzo Da Ponte, ended up in New York City—where he had quite the adventure.
How one special festival, and the man who inspired it, contributed to New York’s summertime cultural landscape.
Pianist and conductor Jeffrey Kahane shares his favorite recordings (and a few live performances) of Mozart’s piano music.
What will your ending be?
Your guide to 51 years of the Mostly Mozart Festival
International Contemporary Ensemble joins pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard for a tribute to one of the group’s favorite composers, Dai Fujikura, at Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival on Aug. 13, 2015.
A thrilling summer of international music, theater, and dance featuring the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, renowned guest artists, emerging voices, premieres, and more—all reflecting Mozart’s legacy of invention and humanity.
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The Lynch Theater—which hosts Lincoln Center events, including Lincoln Center Festival since its 1996 inaugural season and Mostly Mozart Festival—is located at John Jay College, with its main entrance on 59th Street between Amsterdam and Eleventh Avenues. The theater is named for a forme...
This intimate performance space is located on the tenth floor of the Samuel B. & David Rose Building on West 65th Street. The Penthouse features floor-to-ceiling glass walls and a wraparound balcony with sweeping views of the Hudson River and the Lincoln Center campus. The venue is home to ...
Renamed the David H. Koch Theater in 2008, the former New York State Theater opened in 1964 as one of the earliest buildings on the Lincoln Center campus, and has been home to the distinguished New York City Ballet since then. In addition to the Company’s fall through late spring season—...
Located on the fifth floor of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle, Rose Theater is the venue’s largest performing arts space. It features three levels, sleek wood veneer seating boxes, and moveable stage towers that can be configur...
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