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Mozart Minute: Wolfgang the Wunderkind Takes Down the Naysayers

portrait of Mozart wearing a bright red coat
Catch The Mozart Minute Fridays at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to the podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
March 28, 2014

Even today, more than 200 years after Mozart’s death, his astonishing genius is still difficult to believe. Imagine encountering Mozart the boy wonder in a world that had never, well, seen a Mozart.

Mozart Minute Podcast: Mozart’s Fiancee

Catch "The Mozart Minute" Fridays at noon during the Amadeus Deli on Classical 101, and listen to the podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
February 14, 2014

In this episode of Classical 101′s “Mozart Minutes” podcast, Mozart says his fiancee is “far from beautiful,” has “no wit” and “understands housekeeping.” Must be love!

Columbus Symphony this Weekend: Fathers and Sons

mozart family
The Mozart family c. 1780. The deceased Anna Maria's portrait on the wall
October 31, 2013

The Columbus Symphony performs music by Rossini, Silvestrov, Haydn and Mozart father and son, this weekend at the Southern Theater. James Sommerville plays and conducts

Classical Haiku: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Candle (sketch).
April 7, 2011

Today’s Classical Haiku honors Mozart, a child of brilliance inspired beyond belief.

Musical Fathers

Leopold Mozart and his children, Wolfgang and Maria Anna
The Mozarts: The Famous Father and Two of His Prodigies
June 19, 2009

As we celebrate Father’s Day, Jennifer Hambrick reflects on the musical progeny of musical fathers.