Don Giovanni


Simon Keenlyside makes his Met role debut as the unrepentant seducer in Tony Award-winner Michael Grandage’s staging of Mozart’s masterpiece. Met principal conductor Fabio Luisi conducts.


50 Years of Mostly Mozart


Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts’ Mostly Mozart Festival, one of the world’s major music festivals.


The program showcases the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra conducted by Louis Langrée in signature performances of the eponymous composer’s first and last symphonies: Symphonies No. 1 and No. 41 (“Jupiter”). In between, esteemed Mozartean Richard Goode joins the orchestra as soloist in Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major.


Classical Rewind 2

Classical Rewind 2


Join actor/conductor David Ogden Stiers for a visual and aural feast of works by Mozart, Prokofiev, Copland, Dvorak, Bizet and many others.


Jazz and the Philharmonic


This is a unique, generational and wholly American concert experience that highlights two of the greatest musical art forms the world has ever seen: classical and jazz. With performances by Chick Corea, Bobby McFerrin, Terence Blanchard and Elizabeth Joy Roe, this special emphasizes the works of composers such as Bach and Mozart with these contemporary artists. The music is performed with the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra from the University of Miami Frost School of Music and National YoungArts Foundation alumni.


Classical Rewind

Classical Rewind


Air date: Fri., June 5, 9:00 pm


Experience the beauty, romance and dramatic power of musical masterpieces in this visual and auditory joyride through the world of classical hits. In this engaging welcome to the world of classical hits, viewers will experience the beauty and romance of Bach, Mozart, Handel, Beethoven, Wagner and other masters, with a visual feast to match each piece. Host Martin Goldsmith guides viewers on this fresh and engaging exploration of the world of classical music, with personal reflections from Itzhak Perlman and Joshua Bell, among others.


Cosi Fan Tutte


Met music director James Levine conducts Mozart’s barbed romance, a comic masterpiece about the romantic complications that ensue when two friends decide to test their fiancées’ fidelity. Lesley Koenig’s production features a cast of rising Met stars, including Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard as the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella; Matthew Polenzani and Rodion Pogossov as their fiancés, Ferrando and Guglielmo; and Danielle de Niese as their feisty maid, Despina. Maurizio Muraro is the cynical Don Alfonso. Soprano Renée Fleming hosts.