The funeral ceremony Mozart organized for his beloved pet starling had all the bathos of the most outlandish comic operas.
You’d think an opera composer as great as Mozart was would write an opera role as demanding as that of Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte only for a top-notch singer. But did he?
Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick opines that if Mozart were alive today, he’d be the kind of guy to push the pooch home in a pram after doggie play dates, dress it in designer sweaters and feed it nummy organic treats from upscale pet boutiques.
Leopold Mozart to Wolfgang Mozart: “My son! You are hot-tempered and impulsive in all your ways!”
Leopold Mozart drops all of his cash flow problems onto Wolfgang’s lap – and slaps him with a bald-faced guilt trip to boot.
In the run-up to Mother’s Day weekend, here’s a glimpse at Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s mother.
In the final scenes of Amadeus, Mozart dictates his Requiem Mass from his deathbed, however Mozartâ€™s sister-in-law Sophie Heibel, tells a different story.