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Grieving with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Death is part of our lives. The day when we are especially reminded of this fact is All Souls' Day on November 2nd. Widely observed throughout the German-speaking world and in many other countries, it is a holiday to remember departed loved ones with candles and prayers. Music is a great help to get into a contemplative mood and to ease the grieving process. Some of the greatest music for mourners was composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Grieving with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
17 October 2013 Events
Hardly any other composer has had the talent of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart when it comes to merging cheerfulness and spirituality. The highly sensitive musical genius loved life. But he was also a human being with tremendous emotional depths, who was extr...
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Vienna Konzerthaus: A Musical Delight with Mozart

We strongly recommend that aficionados of Mozart symphonies mark the 16th and 17th of October in their calendars as quickly as possible. Three Mozart symphonies – the famous Jupiter Symphony and the symphonies in E-flat major and G major – are on the schedule of the Vienna Konzerthaus on these evenings.

Vienna Konzerthaus: A Musical Delight with Mozart
10 October 2013 Events
We strongly recommend that aficionados of Mozart symphonies mark the 16th and 17th of October in their calendars as quickly as possible. Three Mozart symphonies – the famous Jupiter Symphony and the symphonies in E-flat major and G major are on the s...
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October with Mozart

Many European opera houses stage Mozart this autumn – a perfect opportunity for opera aficionados to travel from city to city and to indulge in a wide variety of interpretations and productions. Are you interested in some of the highlights? Here are a few suggestions:

October with Mozart
03 October 2013 Events
Not only artists can go on tour. The audience can do so too. Many of the great European opera houses stage Mozart operas this October - a first overview for you: The ruthless ...
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The Music of Mozart in the Magical Atmosphere of Paris in Autumn

Two Mozart highlights will be given in the "City of Love" - Paris - this autumn.

The Music of Mozart in the Magical Atmosphere of Paris in Autumn
25 September 2013 Events
Paris is always worth a journey. But in autumn, when the trees in the picturesque parks turn golden and red, the French capital exudes a very special enchanting flair. A very special musical treat awaits Mozart lovers in Octob...
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What did Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart look like?

What did Mozart actually look like? A must-see exhibition about Mozart's looks is on display until October 31st at the Mozart Residence in Salzburg, Austria.

What did Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart look like?
19 September 2013 Events
He was truly no Adonis. But what did Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart really look like? Are there any authentic portraits of the great composer? The exhibition “Mozart Pictures – Pictures of Mozart” tackles this question and offe...
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Love and intrigue at London’s Royal Opera House

Le Nozze di Figaro premieres on September 15th at the Royal London Opera House - find out more!

Love and intrigue at London’s Royal Opera House
12 September 2013 Events
Le nozze di Figaro - “The marriage of Figaro” - is on the schedule of the Royal Opera House in London from September 16, 2013. The most important opera house in the United Kingdom performs one of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’...
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Music as a Gateway to a Better Future

Two impressive examples of the power of music – or how music can grant a better life to socially underprivileged children.

Music as a Gateway to a Better Future
05 September 2013 For kids
“The world sends us garbage, we send back music.” This is the life motto of Favio Chavez, founder of the garbage orchestra. It is the year 2006 in Asunción, the capital of Paraguay. In the Cateura slum, garbage collector Nicolas Gomez has an idea....
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Mozarteum Foundation Salzburg

Start of the 2013/14 Concert Season

Mozarteum Foundation Salzburg
05 September 2013 Events
The summer slowly fades away and anticipation for the autumn concert season grows – this happens every year at the Mozarteum Salzburg Foundation. This year’s concert season starts on September 24, 2013 and is all about chamber music. “Room with a...
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Spectacular Opera Highlight in an Unexpected Context of Extreme Sports

The marvellous arias of Mozart’s “The Abduction from the Seraglio” still reverberate in the air. The unique performance at the Red Bull Hangar-7 venue in Salzburg has certainly left an impression. The fact that the audience saw not just one stage but ten still gives cause for amazement. But where was the audience? At home in front of the TV.

Spectacular Opera Highlight in an Unexpected Context of Extreme Sports
04 September 2013 Events
This was one of the most unusual opera performances in history: “The Abduction from the Seraglio” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was performed at the Red Bull Hangar-7 at Salzburg Airport in Austria. The spectacular backdrop consisted of sleek racing c...
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Child Prodigies of our Age

The long and arduous path of modern child prodigies – the example of the Chinese pianist Lang Lang.

Child Prodigies of our Age
04 September 2013 For kids
This would sound all too familiar to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and to many aspiring talents of our time: the road to success is long, winding and very arduous. In Mozart’s time it was the long journeys in a stage coach on gravel roads, always in the ho...
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