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 [...]
There might be worse things than being an organist at the court of Versailles. Then again, if you believe Mozart, there might not.
With that in mind, here are some underrated composers who more often than not to not get mentioned in that conversation, but deserve at least a listen.
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.
Just in time for Father’s Day, in this episode of The Mozart Minute we get a glimpse of Mozart’s baby son, Karl.
In this episode of The Mozart Minute, we meet the librettist for Mozart’s most inspired operas.
Wolfgang and Nannerl Mozart’s father, Leopold Mozart, was himself a professional musician, and famously promoted his children’s prodigious musical gifts.
Was Mozart’s dad, Leopold Mozart, a proud father doing his best to nurture his gifted children’s talents, or were his paternal instincts dimmed by dollar signs?
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.
Thomas Linley and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart were both born in 1756. Both were musical prodigies. They led similar lives, but their fates could not have been more different.