Classical 101 Archives For: April 6, 2015

Mozart Minute: Leopold Mozart – Proud Papa, or Shameless Huckster?

color image of a portrait of Mozart wearing a bright red coat
Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli on Classical 101, and listen to the podcast at
May 16, 2014

Was Mozart’s dad, Leopold Mozart, a proud father doing his best to nurture his gifted children’s talents, or were his paternal instincts dimmed by dollar signs?

Gavin George: A Prodigy in the Truest Sense of the Word

16, 2014

“He plays staples and milestones of the piano literature, the fare of the greatest virtuosos, with not only complete technical control and ease, but also musical understanding and maturity, decades beyond his age. He is a prodigious talent, and I am very happy to be working with him.” pianist Antonio Pompa-Baldi