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.
Undeniably one of the greatest composers who ever lived, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on this date in 1756. It is still a miracle when we consider the astonishing quality of music he left us, all written in the brief 35 years he had on this earth. And there was plenty of it, too.
Does Mozart make you smarter? Maybe or maybe not…but he and others apparently DO help you concentrate.
A free concert by ProMusica Chamber Orchestra takes place in Franklin Park Conservatoryâ€™s Grand Mallway gardens Wednesday, August 7. All ages are welcome. Free activities for children one hour before the performance.
Haydn’s father would play the harp, while iss mother sang the melodies.
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Tune in to Saturday on Stage (“Opera and More”) this Saturday at 1.30 for Mozart’s opera seria Idomeneo, complete with a sea monster and the young Luciano Pavarotti
Here’s some fun video of the choreography for Mozart’s only ballet, Les petits riens. The choreography got rave reviews from the Parisians. Too bad Mozart was neither listed in the program nor paid for his music.