Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
Learn about the “scandal” that helped Mozart get hitched.
Was it overwork, perfectionism or a scandal that threatened to derail Mozart’s marriage plans that kept him from finishing the “Haffner” symphony?
In his professional life, Mozart emblazoned the fickle fortunes of kings, warriors, fools and philanderers across the stage for all the world to see. In his personal life, he once had a serious quarrel with his future wife over – dramatic pause – the measurement of her calves.
Re-giting, family politics – it’s the holiday season, Mozart style!
In this episode of The Mozart Minute podcast, a family soap opera almost stymies Wolfgang’s romance with his future wife, Constanze Weber.
Trying to justify to his father his decision to stay in Vienna as a freelancer rather than return home to Salzburg, Mozart walked a tightrope between satisfying his father’s emotional needs and claiming his right to live his own life.
Mozart’s conversation with the man who dismissed him from his court job with a kick in the backside turns into a sparring match – or would have, had either man had anything to swing at the other but schoolboy taunts.
Fate’s a funny thing. Want to know what Mozart and Princess Diana have in common? Read on.
Wolfgang Mozart’s effervescent personality covered the gamut from gregarious to goofball. Still, there’s a character in the Mozart family correspondence who was quite possibly even sillier than Mozart was on his dottiest day.
Mozart didn’t like his boss. The feelings were mutual. So Mozart quit.