As the 2014 Mostly Mozart Festival gets underway tonight with the first Festival Orchestra concert, Lincoln Center has announced a contract extension for Mostly Mozart Festival Music Director Louis Langrée. Maestro Langrée will continue in his role through 2017, marking his 15th season at Mostly Mozart.
“I am so happy to be extending my work with the Mostly Mozart Festival and Orchestra,” said Louis Langrée. “This mutually inspiring relationship with the terrific Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra is deeply rewarding and a special joy. I feel we are now ready to soar ever higher musically. I feel so honored to have such a creative and nourishing musical home in New York City and feel the sky is the limit as to what we can achieve in the summers ahead.”
Read more here: http://bit.ly/LangreeExtension
(Photo: Richard Termine)
Due to high demand for tickets, Lincoln Center Festival has today announced an added performance of the Sydney Theatre Company’s production of Jean Genet’s The Maids will be presented on Saturday, August 9 at 2 PM. Starring Cate Blanchett andIsabelle Huppert, joined by young newcomerElizabeth Debicki, The Maids is directed by Benedict Andrews in a new translation by STC Artistic Director Andrew Upton and Mr. Andrews. Tickets for the added performance will be on sale Wednesday morning, July 30.
More info here: http://bit.ly/MoreMaids
(Photo: Lisa Tomasetti)
With graceful subtlety, the stunning pianist and tender vocalist Roberta Flack remains compellingly fresh, with evergreen hits like “Killing Me Softly” and “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face.” She performs a free concert tonight at Lincoln Center Out of Doors. Details here —> http://bit.ly/LCOODRobertaFlack
(Photo: Brian T Salik)