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September 03, 2019

Music for a While: Festival Time

featuring Jay Nordlinger

As Jay tells us at the beginning, he has been reviewing from two summer festivals: the Mostly Mozart Festival (New York) and the Salzburg Festival, in Mozart’s hometown. He discusses and plays a variety of music performed at these festivals: Haydn, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Enescu—and Mozart, for sure.

Tracks played:

Mozart, Overture to The Magic Flute

Mendelssohn, Variations sérieuses

Beethoven, Violin Concerto

Enescu, Octet

Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 27 in B flat, K. 595

Handel, “Tornami a vagheggiar,” from Alcina

Handel, “Verdi prati,” from Alcina

Haydn, Symphony No. 88