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 [...]
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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.
Beethoven…a musical enigma. Beethoven was a complex person whose name always comes up when the question of favorite composers arises.
Opera Abbreviated is all you need to enjoy Bizet’s Carmen, live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera, Saturday November 1 at 1 PM.
Much of Beethoven’s music seemed to have been driven into the page with a hammer and chisel…
Mozart didn’t like his boss. The feelings were mutual. So Mozart quit.
Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera, October 18 at 1.30 PM
Despite years of pain, the affable Mozart made even his dental issues a laughing matter – and material for music.