Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Weekend Masterpiece

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Efficiency experts would have loved Mozart. Some composers spend years, even decades, writing a single symphony. But in 1783, Mozart proved that it's possible to get the job done in just four days. We'll hear Mozart's weekend masterpiece, his Linz Symphony, from a concert by the always efficient, always conductorless Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in New York.