“This engaging concert, featuring the distinguished pianist Nelson Freire and the splendid tenor Lawrence Brownlee and conducted by the dynamic Louis Langrée, who is celebrating his 10th season as the festival’s music director, was a demonstration of how much Mostly Mozart has been revitalized in recent years,” wrote The New York Times’ Anthony Tommasini about the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra performance last Tuesday night at Avery Fisher Hall, which opened this summer’s Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center.
The superb tenor Lawrence Brownlee performing “Si, ritrovarla io giuro” from Rossini’s La Cenerentola. Brownlee will make his Mostly Mozart debut when he opens this year’s Festival on Tuesday, July 31 at 8PM in Avery Fisher Hall with Louis Langrée and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles: presenter of superb artistic programming, national leader in arts and education and community relations, and manager of the Lincoln Center campus. As a presenter of some 5,000 programs and events annually, LCPA’s offerings include American Songbook, Great Performers, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Midsummer Night Swing, the Mostly Mozart Festival, White Light Festival, and Live From Lincoln Center. In addition, LCPA is leading a series of major capital projects, now nearly complete, on behalf of the resident organizations across the campus.
Lincoln Center is a 16-acre campus housing 11 prestigious cultural organizations including LCPA. The other 10 are the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Juilliard School, Lincoln Center Theater, the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, New York Philharmonic, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, and the School of American Ballet.
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