February 22, 1992 - Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra makes its first US tour, in honor of its 25th anniversary, with performances in nine destinations, including Chicago; New Brunswick, New Jersey; Iowa City, Iowa; Lincoln, Nebraska; Macomb, Illinois; Bloomington, Indiana; Granville, Ohio; Fairfax, Virgina, and Danville, Kentucky.
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)