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The emotional lyricism of Mozart, Suk and Lalo

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Composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Josef Sue and Édouard Lalo

Join co-hosts Michael Stern and Dan Margolies as they continue a birthday month celebration of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart paired with a celebration of composers also born in January: Josef Suk and Édouard Lalo. We'll hear the 17th and 20th piano concertos of Mozart, Suk's "Scherzo Fantastique," and Lalo's "Concerto in D Minor for Cello and Orchestra."


Michael Stern
Dan Margolies


Scherzo Fantastique
by Josef Suk
Live performance, October 2017

Concerto No. 17 in G Major for Piano and Orchestra, K. 453
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Asher Fisch guest conductor and piano
Live performance, May 2013

Concerto No. 20 in D Minor for Piano and Orchestra, K. 466
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Steven Lin, piano
Live performance, May 2015

Concerto in D Minor for Cello and Orchestra
by Édouard Lalo
Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello
Live performance, April 2019

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Dan Margolies has been a reporter for the Kansas City Business Journal, The Kansas City Star, and KCUR Public Radio. He retired as a reporter in December 2022 after a 37-year journalism career.
Sam Wisman is a Senior Producer for 91.9 Classical KC and a backup announcer for KCUR 89.3. Email him at