Sure, there are lots of unique arts presentations that last hours, upon hours. But, did you know there are loads of alternative presentations that last anywhere between 45 to 80 minutes? The New York Times surveys the options here in NY, including some familiar series’ here at Lincoln Center, such as the free, weekly Target Free Thursday’s series in the David Rubenstein Atrium and “A Little Night Music,” Mostly Mozart Festival’s hour-long late night series. Read more here: http://nyti.ms/1h1jucX
(Credit: Ruby Washington/The New York Times)
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)