The celebration of 50 years of the Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center includes “The Illuminated Heart,” a theatrical fantasy of Mozart operas and ensembles featuring Christine Goerke, Ana María Martínez, Matthew Polenzani and Peter Mattei; plus staged concerts of Così fan tutte and Idomeneo. Tickets and more information are at MostlyMozart.org. Read more »
Puccini’s Il trittico was most definitely not an overwhelming success when it received its December 1918 world premiere at the Met, an event which the composer was unable to attend due to World War II. Not even a cast featuring Claudia Muzio, Geraldine Farrar, and Giuseppe De Luca could win over the critics. Read more »
On this day in 1949 Miss Liberty opened at the Imperial Theater, to run 308 performances.
“Trove Thursday” presentsFerdinando Paër’s 1804 Leonora ossia L’Amore coniugale.