Why is there a giant church complex, the DomQuartier, in this tiny Alpine town? And why is there an equally giant medieval fortress high above it? Who lived in Mirabell Palace? And Hellbrun Palace? Why is Getreidegassse so charming, and why are those shop signs so important? And how do you solve a problem […]
Who were the Habsburgs, Maria Theresa, Franz Joseph and Sisi? And how did they shape Vienna? What is the Ringstrasse, and why are there so many oversized, ornate public buildings dotting it? Where did Mozart perform as a 6-year-old prodigy? When and why did Austria shrink to a tenth of its size? What do […]
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.
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.
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”).