Mozart Momentum – review highlights

Mozart Momentum – review highlights

“The first volume, covering the year leading up to Le Nozze di Figaro, incorporates three masterpieces, the turbulent D minor (K466), and the contrastingly sunny C major (K467) and E flat major (K482). If the great D minor seems to foreshadow Don Giovanni (1787), the...
Gramophone names Mozart Momentum Recording of the Month

Gramophone names Mozart Momentum Recording of the Month

Leif Ove Andsnes was the cover feature on the May issue of Gramophone Magazine to tie in with his release of Mozart Momentum 1785. Now Gramophone has chosen the CD as its Recording of the Month: “How inspiring that something so enriching should have come out of...
“Mozart Momentum 1785” is out today!

“Mozart Momentum 1785” is out today!

Leif Ove Andsnes’s New MCO Mozart Recording for Sony Classical is released today! The first volume of Mozart Momentum 1785/1786, his second project as the inaugural Artistic Partner of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra (MCO), the new album explores one of the most creative...
2021 Rosendal Chamber Music Festival, 5 – 8 August

2021 Rosendal Chamber Music Festival, 5 – 8 August

“From my Homeland” is the title of this year’s Rosendal Chamber Music Festival, which takes place from 5 – 8 August and focuses on the music of Antonin Dvořák. Over four days, Leif Ove Andsnes and guest artists will explore the great Czech composer’s works and...
MOZART MOMENTUM GATHERS SPEED

MOZART MOMENTUM GATHERS SPEED

On this day – 9 March – in 1785, Mozart completed his Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K.467. Whilst the ink was still wet the parts were being copied for the concerto’s premiere which took place the very next day. Both Piano Concerto Nos. 20 and 21 were...
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