Celebrate St. Lucia Day with famed chef Marcus Samuelsson, at American Table Cafe & Bar at Lincoln Center, this Friday from 6-9pm. In honor of the Swedish holiday, the night will include traditional Swedish glögg and special small bites including shrimp rolls, brisket sandwiches and berbere-spiced popcorn. Marcus will also carve a complimentary holiday ham for guests, and sign copies of his New York Times bestselling memoir, Yes, Chef. More information here: http://bit.ly/1bvlKsT
December 11, 2002: Louis Langrée is appointed the Music Director of the Mostly Mozart Festival, beginning in the summer of 2003. This summer will be his 12th summer leading the Festival Orchestra. Bravo Maestro!
This week’s edition of New York Magazine features its annual “best of” list for the year, and it named two Mostly Mozart Festival events as its #1 and #2 best for classical music in NY for 2013. Read more here.
(Pictured: a scene from Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, performed by the Budapest Festival Orchestra with conductor Ivan Fischer. Credit: Richard Termine)