Explore the sounds of Jessie Montgomery’s self-described “exploding stars” in Starburst, a work that was commissioned by the Sphinx Organization. Paired with Starburst is one of Mozart’s masterworks, Symphony No. 29 in A major, which musicologist Stanley Sadie described as “a landmark … personal in tone, indeed perhaps more individual in its combination of an intimate, chamber music style with a still fiery and impulsive manner.”

This interactive rebroadcast delivers the music you love in a new way. Enjoy “backstage” clips from our musicians. Your host, Music Director Michael Stern, will help you find more meaning in the music by sharing thought-provoking social and historical context to the musical program.