Lincoln Center has announced that PBS’s Live From Lincoln Center will air an August 12 concert by the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, led by Music Director Louis Langrée. The major symphonic work on the 8 p.m. telecast from Avery Fisher Hall will be Haydn’s Symphony No. 104 (“London”). The concert will also feature violinist Joshua Bell in Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, Mozart’s Adagio for Violin and Orchestra in E major, and Mozart’s Rondo for Violin and Orchestra in C major. The Mostly Mozart Festival takes place this year from July 28 to August 22. In addition to offering concerts by the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, the 2009 festival will present John Adams’s opera A Flowering Tree; visiting performers will include pianists Piotr Andreszewski and Simone Dinnerstein, the Mark Morris Dance Group, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
Posted June 5, 2009