International Contemporary Ensemble: Free Micro-Concert
ICE performs music by Okkyung Lee, Tyshawn Sorey, and Rebecka Sofia Ahvenniemi

6:30 pm
Free Event
Hearst Plaza

ICE performs music by Okkyung Lee, Tyshawn Sorey, and Rebecka Sofia Ahvenniemi

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Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
Bach and Mozart

July 28 at 7:30 pm
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July 29 at 7:30 pm
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July 30 at 7:30 pm
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Alice Tully Hall

Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, conductor Louis Langrée, and the Festival Orchestra illuminate the genius of Bach and Mozart.

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International Contemporary Ensemble: Free Micro-Concert
Cellist Katinka Kleijn performs music by Monte Weber

6:30 pm
Free Event
Hearst Plaza

Cellist Katinka Kleijn performs music by Monte Weber.

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Emerson String Quartet and Emanuel Ax, piano

7:30 pm
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Alice Tully Hall

The beloved Emersons join with pianist Emanuel Ax for an unprecedented joint appearance at Mostly Mozart.

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Emerson String Quartet and Emanuel Ax, piano
A Little Night Music

10:00 pm
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Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

The beloved Emersons and Emanuel Ax share an intimate late-night program of Schubert, Mozart, and Beethoven.


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Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
Mozart’s 40th Symphony

August 2 at 7:30 pm
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August 3 at 7:30 pm
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David Geffen Hall

An explosive evening of Haydn and Mozart with conductor Thierry Fischer and pianist Martin Helmchen, both in their Mostly Mozart debuts.

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Paul Lewis, piano
A Little Night Music

10:00 pm
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Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

Known for poetic displays of “pianistic depth” (Guardian, U.K.), Paul Lewis’s late-night recitals have become Mostly Mozart legends.

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International Contemporary Ensemble: Free Micro-Concert
Composer Nathan Davis performs a world premiere

1:00 pm
Free Event
Hearst Plaza

Composer Nathan Davis performs a new work for dulcimer.

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International Contemporary Ensemble: Free Micro-Concert
Tenor Peter Tantsits performs music by Anna Thorvaldsdottir and Gerald Barry

6:30 pm
Free Event
Hearst Plaza

Tenor Peter Tantsits performs music by Anna Thorvaldsdottir and Gerald Barry.

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International Contemporary Ensemble: Free Micro-Concert
Young Composers Concert 2

1:00 pm
Free Event
Hearst Plaza

ICE performs music by young composers.

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Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
Clarinet Concerto

August 5 at 7:30 pm
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August 6 at 7:30 pm
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David Geffen Hall

Peerless clarinetist Martin Fröst plays Mozart’s ravishing Clarinet Concerto, and Paavo Järvi conducts Beethoven’s radiant Fourth Symphony.

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Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord
A Little Night Music

10:00 pm
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Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

In his festival debut, the charismatic harpsichord champion brings his revelatory vision to music by and inspired by Bach.

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Martin Fröst, clarinet
Roland Pöntinen, piano
A Little Night Music

10:00 pm
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Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

With “a virtuosity and a musicianship unsurpassed by any clarinetist” (New York Times), Martin Fröst delights in dances at this after-hours performance.


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Panel Discussion: Mozart’s Operatic Poets

3:00 pm
Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

Scholars and experts explore Mozart’s collaborations with his librettists.

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International Contemporary Ensemble: Free Micro-Concert
Young Composers Concert 3

6:30 pm
Hearst Plaza

ICE performs music by Natacha Diels, Wojtek Blecharz, and young composers.

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Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
“Jupiter” Symphony

August 9 at 7:30 pm
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August 10 at 7:30 pm
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David Geffen Hall

Renowned Mozartean Richard Goode performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, then Louis Langrée leads the “Jupiter” Symphony.

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Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
An Evening of Piano Concerts

August 12 at 7:30 pm
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August 13 at 7:30 pm
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David Geffen Hall

Esteemed Mozart interpreter Jeffrey Kahane leads a piano-packed evening.

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the public domain

5:00 pm

One thousand volunteer singers will lend their voices to this epic world premiere by Pulitzer Prize–winning composer David Lang.

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Inon Barnatan, piano
A Little Night Music

10:00 pm
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Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

A time-traveling musical tale from a “player of uncommon sensitivity” (New Yorker).

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Così fan tutte

7:30 pm
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Alice Tully Hall

Louis Langrée leads a staged concert of Mozart’s fiancée-swapping farce with a spirited cast and the peerless Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.

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Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
Joshua Bell Plays Mozart

August 16 at 7:30 pm
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August 17 at 7:30 pm
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David Geffen Hall

Superstar violinist Joshua Bell brings his “impeccable fiddling” (Gramophone) to Mozart’s spellbinding Violin Concerto No. 4.

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A New York Public Library/Mostly Mozart Trivia Concert
Hosted by the International Contemporary Ensemble

9:00 pm
Free Event
David Rubenstein Atrium

The city’s most imaginative, arts-focused trivia night.

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Idomeneo

7:30 pm
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Alice Tully Hall

Tenor Jeremy Ovenden is the titular king, torn between love and sacrifice, in this staged concert of Mozart’s masterpiece.

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Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
C-minor Mass and Requiem

August 19 at 7:30 pm
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August 20 at 7:30 pm
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David Geffen Hall

An ecstatic evening reaches full force with two choral masterworks.

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Seven Responses
Part 1

3:00 pm
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Merkin Concert Hall

Musical responses to Buxtehude’s choral meditation Membra Jesu Nostri from David T. Little, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Hans Thomalla, and Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw.

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Seven Responses
Part 2

7:00 pm
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Merkin Concert Hall

Musical responses to Buxtehude’s choral meditation Membra Jesu Nostri from Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Santa Ratniece, and Pulitzer Prize winner Lewis Spratlan.

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International Contemporary Ensemble
Improvisations
A Little Night Music

10:00 pm
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Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

Master improvisers Cory Smythe and Craig Taborn anchor a genre-surfing program bridging the worlds of classic and modern jazz.

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International Contemporary Ensemble: Five Premiere Concertos

7:30 pm
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Merkin Concert Hall

Five concerto premieres tailor-made to highlight ICE’s exceptional soloists.

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Mark Morris Dance Group: Mozart Dances

August 24 at 7:30 pm
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August 25 at 7:30 pm
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August 26 at 7:30 pm
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August 27 at 7:30 pm
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David H. Koch Theater

A not-to-be-missed revival of “one of Mr. Morris’s grandest achievements” (New York Times).

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International Contemporary Ensemble
Josephine Baker: A Personal Portrait
A Little Night Music

10:00 pm
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Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

The iconic singer’s artistic and activist legacy lives on in this 21st-century creation starring soprano Julia Bullock.

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