Mr. Tetzlaff will perform Mozart’s Sinfonia concertante in E-flat major for violin and viola
with Antoine Tamestit and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra conducted by Louis Langrée
German violinist Christian Tetzlaff will perform in the opening night concert of Lincoln Center ’s Mostly Mozart Festival at Avery Fisher Hall, to be broadcast nationwide on PBS’s Emmy award-winning Live from Lincoln Center Tuesday, August 2 at 8:00 pm (check local listings for date and time).
Led by conductor and Festival Music Director Louis Langrée, Mr. Tetzlaff will perform Mozart’s Sinfonia concertante in E-flat major for violin and viola with French violist Antoine Tamestit, who will make his Mostly Mozart debut, and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra. The all-Mozart program also includes the Overture to Le nozze de Figaro, Donna Anna’s aria “Crudele?...Non mi dir, bell’idol mio” from Don Giovanni and the concert aria “Bella mia fiamma…Resta, o cara,” both sung by soprano Susana Phillips, and Symphony No. 36 in C Major (“ Linz ”). Since its debut in 1976, Live From Lincoln Center has brought the best of the performing arts to millions across the country. Now in its 35th season, it is the only live performing arts telecast in the United States .
Mr. Tetzlaff has been a frequent guest artist at the Mostly Mozart Festival since his debut in 1994. Following his 2007 performance of Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5, the Financial Times remarked that Mr. Tetzlaff “played with passion that never precluded precision, with poise that never precluded propulsion.”