“Don’t never forget your true and faithfull friend”, wrote Mozart in a visitor’s book while he was attempting to learn English. He was clearly less precocious with language study than he was as a composer, and that endearing mistake with ‘never’ reminds us that he may have been a genius but he was also human. As an opera composer he went from prodigy to trailblazer within a couple of decades, yet his four most enduring lyric works all celebrate simple yet universal qualities like love and lust.
Mostly in Salzburg, Vienna
Best known for Symphonies, The Magic Flute
Similar to Haydn, Gluck, Salieri, JC Bach, Boccherini
Take the three operas Mozart...