Mozart

Airs Monday, August 14, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony continues its season of broadcast concerts when violinist Alexander Barantschik joins conductor Herbert Blomstedt for the Violin Concerto No. 1 in B-flat major, K.205 by Mozart. The concert will also feature Mozart's Symphony No. 35 in D major, K.385, Haffner; and Mozart's Symphony No. 41 in C major, K.551, Jupiter. To fill out the program from the archives Michael Tilson Thomas will lead the orchestra in Bernstein's Suite from a Quiet Place.

Airs Monday, July 24, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony continues its season of broadcast concerts as pianist and conductor András Schiff leads the orchestra in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 27 in B flat major, followed by the Lord Nelson Mass by Franz Joseph Haydn featuring soprano Anna Lucia Richter, contralto Britta Schwarz, tenor Werner Güra, and Robert Holl, bass. The vocalist will then be featured in Songs by Franz Schubert, works which show the power of the creative spirit even in the most difficult times.

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.

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