Mozart

11:00am

Mon March 23, 2015
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 2014-15

Airs Monday, March 23, at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Nicolas McGegan conducts Vivaldi’s Four Seasons featuring Ye-Eun Choi on violin. We'll also hear Haydn’s Symphony No. 103 and the Chaconne from Idomeneo by Mozart. Jim Cunningham will host.

12:00pm

Sat February 28, 2015
Metropolitan Opera

Metropolitan Opera: Mozart's Die Zauberflöte

René Pape as Sarastro in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte
Ken Howard Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, February 28, at 12 noon. The 2014-15 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, heard in a performance from October 6, 2014. The broadcast, taped last fall, stars soprano Pretty Yende as the princess Pamina; tenor Toby Spence as the prince Tamino; baritone Markus Werba as Papageno the birdcatcher; bass René Pape as the high priest Sarastro; and Macedonian soprano Ana Durlovski in her network broadcast debut as the Queen of the Night. The performance was conducted by Adam Fischer.

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12:00pm

Sat February 21, 2015
Metropolitan Opera

Metropolitan Opera: Mozart’s Don Giovanni

Emma Bell as Donna Elvira in Mozart's Don Giovanni
Marty Sohl Metropolitan Opera

Airs saturday, February 21, at 12 noon. The 2014-15 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Mozart’s Don Giovanni. It stars baritone Peter Mattei, who is widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost interpreters of the title role. New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert leads the ensemble cast that also features Elza van den Heever as Donna Anna, Luca Pisaroni as Giovanni's servant Leporello, Kate Lindsey as the ingénue Zerlina, Emma Bell as Donna Elvira, and James Morris as the Commendatore, in addition to two network broadcast debuts: Russian tenor Dmitry Korchak as Anna’s fiancé, Don Ottavio, and Czech bass-baritone Adam Plachetka as Zerlina's fiancé, Masetto. Don Giovanni will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at 12:00 p.m. CT on Saturday, February 21.

12:00pm

Sat December 20, 2014
Metropolitan Opera

Metropolitan Opera: Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro

Erwin Schrott as Figaro

Airs Saturday, December 20 at 12 noon. The 2014-15 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Mozart’s comic masterpiece Le Nozze di Figaro. Erwin Schrott sings the title role of the resourceful valet who must outwit his master before he can marry; Danielle de Niese is his clever fiancee, Susanna; and Mariusz Kwiecien is the lecherous Count Almaviva. The performance features two major network broadcast debuts: American soprano Rachel Willis-Sørensen, a 2010 winner of the Met National Council Auditions and First Prize winner at this year’s Operalia competition, as Countess Almaviva; and Italian mezzo-soprano Serena Malfi as the pageboy Cherubino. Edo de Waart conducts the opera, presented in the new production by Richard Eyre which opened the Met season in the fall. Le Nozze di Figaro will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at 12:00 p.m. CT on Saturday, December 20.

11:00am

Thu December 18, 2014
Mozart Festival 2014

Mozart Festival 2014

Airs Thursday, December 18 at 11 a.m. A new series of special concert from the Mozart Festival 2014. This weeks' concert features Marc Minkowski leading the Vienna Philharmonic in the Andante from Mozart’s Serenade in D, KV 250 “Haffner.”  The Alina Ibragimóva, violin; Renaud Capuçon, violin; Gérard Caussé, viola; Léa Hennino, viola; and Clemens Hagan, ‘cello will present Mozart's Quintet in g minor, KV 516, and the program concludes with the Gloria from Mozart: Mass in C with the Salzburg Cathedral Chorus and Orchestra under János Czifra joined by soprano Sophie Mitterhuber, alto Bernadette Furch, tenor Maximilian Kiener, and bass William Hackett. Hannes Eichmann will host.

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