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Classical 101’s podcasts are entertaining and informative. Listen to get the CliffsNotes© of an upcoming The Met Opera Live in HD Opera, a discussion with the leader of a local orchestra or getting to know Mozart a little better.

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Most Recent Episodes

Mozart Minute: Mozart’s Broken Heart

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to the Mozart Minute podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
September 26, 2014

Mozart had a love jones for Aloysia Weber, whose sister he ended up marrying. What’s up with that?

Mozart Minute: Mozart in Love

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to the Mozart Minute podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
September 19, 2014

Everyone in Europe knew Mozart was in love. Even his dad. Even total strangers. Here’s the story.

Mozart Minute: Mozart in the City of Darkness

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to The Mozart Minute podcast at wosu.org/podcasts
8:35AM
September 15, 2014

“You know that I had never seen anyone die, although I had often wished to,” Mozart wrote to his father. “How cruel that my first experience should be the death of my mother!”

Mozart Minute: No Really, Dad, I’m Surrounded by Mere Brute Beasts

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to The Mozart Minute podcast at wosu.org/pocasts.
11:40AM
September 5, 2014

Mozart’s Parisian saga continues with complaints about rude hosts, dirty pool from a concert impresario – even unacceptably muddy streets.

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: Can a Piece of Music Get Too Popular?

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ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr
7:57AM
September
3, 2014

We lose out on something when we avoid playing classical music’s so-called “warhorses.”

Mozart Minute: When in Paris, Do As the Parisians Do

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to The Mozart Minute podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:41AM
August 29, 2014

Wolfgang to Leopold: I still don’t like Paris. Leopold to Wolfgang: Deal with it.

Mozart Minute: Mozart Says Parisians Have No Taste

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli on Classical 101, and listen to the Mozart Minute podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
August 22, 2014

During his job hunting trip to Paris, Mozart cozied up to all the right people in the French capital, networked something fierce and, as he did everywhere, handily made a bunch of friends. But, alas – No. Such. Luck.

Mozart Minute: Wolfgang Pounds the Pavement, Part 2

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to the podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
August 15, 2014

There might be worse things than being an organist at the court of Versailles. Then again, if you believe Mozart, there might not.

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: Giving the Ears – and Mind – a Break

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PMCO Music Director David Danzmayr
10:54AM
August
13, 2014

For some reason, however, people seem surprised when they hear that classical musicians don’t spend their down time listening to classical music.

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: Lowell Liebermann’s American Sound

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The John F. Wolfe Palm House provides a beautiful backdrop for the ProMusica Summer Concert Series, presented by PNC Arts Alive
8:19AM
August
9, 2014

The ProMusica Summer Concert Series, presented by PNC Arts Alive,continues Friday and Saturday, August 9-10, at 8pm each evening on the grounds of the Franklin Park Conservatory.