Louis Langrée, conductor Martin Fröst, clarinet Layla Claire, soprano Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano Paul Appleby, tenor Matthew Rose, bass Concert Chorale of New York James Bagwell, director
MOZART: Clarinet Concerto BEETHOVEN: Mass in C major
Martin Fröst, Louis Langrée, and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra performed Klezmer Dances, a traditional piece arranged by Göran Fröst, as an encore.
Louis Langrée and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra close the 2012 Festival with a rarely heard Beethoven masterpiece, the groundbreaking Mass in C major. And the scintillating young Swedish clarinetist Martin Fröst makes his Mostly Mozart debut with Mozart’s popular Clarinet Concerto.
Performance begins promptly at its scheduled time. There is no late seating.
For Avery Fisher Hall stage seating, all patrons must be seated by 7:55.
This performance is approximately one hour and 40 minutes long, with one intermission.
Pre-concert lecture, "It's a Complete Mass: Op.86—Beethoven's Most Humiliating Public Failure," by Andrew Shenton on Friday, August 24 at 6:45 in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse
“Until you’ve heard Martin Fröst, you really haven’t heard the clarinet.” —Times (London)