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The New York Times on Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 at Mostly Mozart

image"There was plenty of punch in the overall performance….That the audience broke into a rousing standing ovation was no surprise." So writes Anthony Tommasini of The New York Times reviewing this week’s Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra concert featuring Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 led by conductor Gianandrea Noseda. Bravo all!


(Photo: Ruby Washington/The New York Times)

Happy Shark Week! We made some improvements to celebrate. Look closely…

Happy Shark Week! We made some improvements to celebrate. Look closely

Harpist Xavier de Maistre makes his Mostly Mozart Festival debut this week with a Late Night recital and two Festival Orchestra concerts, performing Mozart’s double concerto for flute and harp with Magali Mosnier. The New York Times named these concerts the pick of the week. Learn more here: http://nyti.ms/1vEhWT2

Harpist Xavier de Maistre makes his Mostly Mozart Festival debut this week with a Late Night recital and two Festival Orchestra concerts, performing Mozart’s double concerto for flute and harp with Magali Mosnier. The New York Times named these concerts the pick of the week. Learn more here: http://nyti.ms/1vEhWT2

Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra violist Meena Bhasin demonstrates how yoga complements her musical life.

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Lincoln Center is saddened by the passing of the actor and comedic legend Robin Williams, who performed a landmark stand-up comedy routine on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera in 1986 and was a distinguished alumnus of The Juilliard School, which awarded him an honorary doctorate degree in 1991. Here he is from that ceremony along with Isaac Stern and Juilliard President Joseph W. Polisi. (Credit: Henry Grossman / Courtesy The Juilliard School)

Lincoln Center is saddened by the passing of the actor and comedic legend Robin Williams, who performed a landmark stand-up comedy routine on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera in 1986 and was a distinguished alumnus of The Juilliard School, which awarded him an honorary doctorate degree in 1991. Here he is from that ceremony along with Isaac Stern and Juilliard President Joseph W. Polisi. (Credit: Henry Grossman / Courtesy The Juilliard School)

Jon Manasse, principal clarinetist of the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, reveals the benefits (and perils) of rehearsing music mentally.

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Some great photos taken at this past weekend’s Lincoln Center Out of Doors events, the final events for this summer. From the top:

1) Crowd shot of Damrosch Park
2) Rosanne Cash, The Lone Bellow, Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale (Photo Kevin Yatarola)
3) The Campbell Brothers (Photo Kevin Yatarola)
4) Ragamala Dance with Rudresh Mahanthappa: Song of the Jasmine (Photo Darial R Sneed)

Audition Bootcamp Profiled on WABC-TV

For two weeks this summer, Lincoln Center is hosting aspiring middle school age arts students as they learn about what they’ll need for auditions to arts-based NYC high schools. This new program, called Audition Bootcamp and created in partnership with Lincoln Center and the NYC Department of Education, offers training from city arts teachers, Lincoln Center teaching artists as well as masterclasses from professional artists from all across Lincoln Center. WABC-TV has the story: http://bit.ly/AuditionBootcampWABC

Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra violinist Amy Kauffman explains why a life in music was a natural fit.

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