Mozart Momentum 1785/1786 Continues

Mozart Momentum 1785/1786 reunites the MCO with our Artistic Partner Leif Ove Andsnes to look deeply at two of the most creative years in Mozart’s life. Our 2021 tour takes us to the Gulbenkian Lisbon, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Sala Teatro Lugano, Philharmonie Berlin, Musikverein Vienna and Bozar Brussels. Video produced with thanks to Clockknock. Supported by the Capital Cultural Fund.

Countdown to UNBOXING MOZART | Today is the day!

What's the most important aspect of music-making? Our second violin Michiel Commandeur and principal horn José Vicente Castello Vicedo have the answer for you. Find out for yourself and be part of UNBOXING MOZART tonight and tomorrow!

Countdown to UNBOXING MOZART | Júlia Gállego

What does playing Mozart and spending a nice evening in a bar have in common? Listen to our flautist Júlia Gállego, and find out for yourself in UNBOXING MOZART!


What's the story behind UNBOXING MOZART? How will it influence the way you see (and hear) our concert?

Countdown to MOZART MOMENTUM 1785/1786: Matthew Truscott

What does it mean to play in an ensemble, and why does MCO concertmaster Matthew Truscott find this idea so addictive? Witness this live on our upcoming MOZART MOMENTUM 1785/1786 tour!

Countdown to UNBOXING MOZART: Rick Stotijn

What is it like to play double bass in the MCO? Our principal double bass Rick Stotijn gives you a tiny preview. Find out for yourself in UNBOXING MOZART!

Countdown to MOZART MOMENTUM 1785/1786: Leif Ove Andsnes

Communication is an important element that we will be exploring in our four-year project. What are Leif Ove Andsnes' thoughts on the dialogues between piano and orchestra in Mozart's piano concertos from 1785 and 1786?

Leif Ove Andsnes Becomes MCO Artistic Partner

Leif Ove Andsnes and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra launch Artistic Partnership with Mozart Momentum 1785/1786 in May 2019!


In Mozart Momentum 1785/1786, the MCO and Leif Ove Andsnes join forces once again to explore two remarkable years in the history of classical music. Watch the trailer to learn more about the project!


Unboxing Mozart is an interactive experience reinventing the traditional pre-concert lecture. Take on the role of a musician and explore Mozart’s music through a live walk around the concert hall – with the help of a sound box!

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