Mozart

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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Airs Saturday, March 25, 2017, at 12 noon. Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts his third broadcast of the 2016-17 Metropolitan Radio Broadcast season, Mozart’s early masterpiece Idomeneo. The opera, which Levine first conducted at the Met in 1982, stars tenor Matthew Polenzani in his Met role debut as the king Idomeneo, with soprano Nadine Sierra in her role debut as Ilia, soprano Elza van den Heever as Elettra, mezzo-soprano Alice Coote as Idomeneo’s son Idamante, and baritone Alan Opie as Idomeneo’s confidant Arbace.

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