Classical 101 Archives For: March 27, 2015

Mozart Minute: Mozart and Salieri – From Russia With Love, Part 1

portrait of Mozart wearing a bright red coat
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April 4, 2014

“Amadeus” wasn’t the first dramatic work to take up the theme of Salieri’s envy of Mozart. Much earlier, Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera Mozart and Salieri, had explored the same territory.