Classical In Your Car: Mainly Mozart
Mainly Mozart is putting on a full-scale orchestra festival from October 17 - 24 and you can attend it live, no streaming required. The concerts are in a drive-up format at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The first concert includes Vivaldi’s evergreen masterpiece, The Four Seasons.
The next classical concert, on Tuesday, October 20, has Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 1 Classical, Mozart’s Horn Concerto No. 3, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8.
Later that week, Mozart’s Symphony No. 41: Jupiter and Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5: Emperor come together on Thursday, October 22.
The final concert, Saturday, October 24, has Salieri, Mozart, and Mendelssohn. The Mozart is his famous Sinfonia Concertante and Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4: Italian concludes the festival.
The orchestral players will all be tested for Covid-19 prior to rehearsals starting. The orchestra roster is loaded with top players from across the country. The concertmasters of the LA Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera, Atlanta Symphony, Nashville Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Florida Orchestra, Sarasota Orchestra, Phoenix Symphony, and St, Paul Chamber Orchestra will all be playing in the violin section. Members of the Boston Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, and others will fill out the rest of the orchestra. Tickets for the festival start at $45 per car.