Mozart Festival

Airs Monday, March 15, at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast, it’s the finale of the Pittsburgh Symphony’s Mozart Festival. Manfred Honeck is joined by soloists and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in selections from the Mass in C major and Requiem. Plus hear excerpts from several of Mozart’s operas. Jim Cunningham will host.

Airs Tuesday, November 26 at 1 p.m.  On our final program from the Mozart Festival, the Vienna Philharmonic under the direction of  Teodor Currentzis will present the Adagio–Allegro spiritoso from Mozart’s Linz Symphony and Jérémie Rhorer will lead Le Cercle de L’Harmonie in Mozart’s Symphony in A, KV 201. Also on the program you’ll hear a sinfonia by JC Bach.

Airs Tuesday, November 18 at 1 p.m. This week on the Mozart Festival, Marc Minkowski leads "Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble' with soprano Olga Peretyatko in Excerpts from Mozart’s “Don Giovanni’ and then pianist Maria João Pires will be featured in Mozart’s Concerto for Piano & Orchestra in d minor with the Vienna Philharmonic under the direction of Gustavo Dudamel.

Airs Tuesday, November 12 at 1 p.m.  This week from the Mozart Festival in Salzburg, the Vienna Philharmonic under Gustavo Dudamel presents Mozart’s Posthorn-Serenade and Le Cercle de L’Harmonie under the direction of Jérémie Rhorer perform Mozart’s Symphony in G, KV 110. Also on the program, Mozart’s “Allegro vivace” from the Symphony in C and the “Kyrie” & “Gloria” from Mozart’s Missa solemnis.

Airs Tuesday, November 5 at 1 p.m. This is the authentic Mozart, presented like nowhere else. For The Mozart Festival, artists and thousands of visitors have come to Salzburg, city of Mozart’s birth, to celebrate Mozart: from the United States, Venezuela, Germany, Russia, Brazil, Portugal, France, Great Britain, Greece, Austria, Spain, and from around the world. It is one of the world’s most spectacular music events. Program features pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard with the Vienna Philharmonic under the direction of Teodor Currentzis in Mozart's Allegro from the Concerto for Piano & Orchestra in c minor, KV 491 and the Camerata Salzburg under Louis Langrée in Mozart's Symphony in D, KV 385 “Haffner.”