Mozart

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Airs Saturday, December 23, 2017, at 12 noon. The 2017-18 Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro). Harry Bicket conducts the performance, which features bass-baritone Adam Plachetka as the wily valet Figaro, opposite soprano Christiane Karg, who makes her network broadcast debut as his fiancée, the maid Susanna.

Airs Monday, November 27, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf takes the podium for a concert featuring Mozart's Divertimento in D, K. 205; Schumann's Symphony No. 1 in Bb, Op. 38, “Spring;” and Stravinsky's Firebird Suite (1910).

Airs Monday, October 30, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week we begin a new season of broadcast concerts from the Cleveland Orchestra with Jaap van Zweden leading the orchestra in the Sinfonia da Requiem by Britten and Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 in c, Op. 67. In between, pianist Daniil Trifonov will be the featured soloist in the Piano Concerto No. 23 in A, K. 488 by Mozart.

Airs Thursday, September 21, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week at The BBC Proms we feature the Vienna Philharmonic under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas with pianist Emanuel Ax in a concert that opens with the Variations on the St. Anthony Chorale by Brahms and closes with Beethoven's Symphony No. 7. In between, pianist Pianist Emanuel Ax is featured in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 14.

Airs Thursday, August 24, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week at the BBC Proms, the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen will be lead by Paavo Jarvi, with guest soloists Vilde Frang, violin and Lawrence Power, viola, in the Sinfonia concertante by Mozart's along with Erkki-Sven Tuur's Flamma and the Symphony No. 2 by Johannes Brahms.

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