Mozart

Airs Saturday, July 14, 2017, at 12 noon. This week The Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Mozart's Don Giovanni starring Mariusz Kwiecień as Don Giovanni, with Kyle Ketelsen as Leporello; Marina Rebeka as Donna Anna; Ana María Martínez as Donna Elvira; Antonio Poli as Don Ottavio; Andriana Chuchman as Zerlina; and Michael Sumuel as Masetto. Robert Falls directs, Michael Black is our chorus master and the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus are undr the direction of Sir Andrew Davis.

Airs Monday, July 3, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week on Carnegie Hall Live we feature Two Pianos and Four Hands featuring pianists Leif Ove Andsnes & Marc-André Hamelin in Mozart's Larghetto and Allegro for Two Pianos, Stravinsky's Concerto for Two Pianos, En blanc et noir by Debussy, and Le sacre du printemps for Two Pianos by Stravinsky.

Airs Saturday, June 17, 2017, at 12 noon. This week The Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Magic Flute starring Christiane Karg as Pamina; Matthew Polenzani as Tamino; Adam Plachetka as Papageno; Kathryn Lewek as the Queen of the Night; Christof Fischesser as Sarastro; Diana Newman as Papagena; David Govertsen as the Speaker. Neil Armfield directs with Chorus Master Michael Black and the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus will be conducted by Rory Macdonald.

Airs Monday, May 22, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week on Carnegie Hall Live the Brentano String Quartet will be joined by pianist Jonathan Biss for works by chuman, Brahms, Mozart, and Gesualdo. We'll hear Schumann's Fünf Gesänge der Frühe (Songs of Dawn), followed by Selections from Madrigals, Book VI by Gesualdo. We'll also hear the Klavierstücke, Op. 118 by Brahms and Mozart's String Quintet in E-flat Major, K. 614.

Airs Monday, May 15, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week on Carnegie Hall Live pianist Emanuel Ax will join the National Youth Orchestra of the USA under maestro Clive Gillinson in a performance of Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-flat Major, K. 482, followed by the monumental Symphony No. 6 in A Major by Anton Bruckner. 

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