News & FeaturesFebruary 13, 2020

Our First Classical Loves

WDAV staff members and listeners share their first classical loves

News & FeaturesFebruary 12, 2020

I don’t love Beethoven

Lawrence Toppman kicks off series to celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birth anniversary

News & FeaturesFebruary 3, 2020

Audio: A Closer Look at the 2020 Oscar Nominations for Best Score

Scholar Neil Lerner shares his thoughts about the nominated scores.

My Year with MozartJanuary 23, 2020

Five Things I Learned from My Year with Mozart

Thoughts on spending a year with the prolific composer

My Year with MozartJanuary 16, 2020

Lorenzo Da Ponte: Mozart’s other half

By Lawrence Toppman According to legend, the wife of lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II heard a guy at a

My Year with MozartJanuary 9, 2020

Genius: Neither brains nor sweat

By Lawrence Toppman You know the quotation attributed to Thomas Edison, right? “Genius is 1 percent inspiration and

My Year with MozartJanuary 2, 2020

Mozart and Masons

By Lawrence Toppman You cannot fully appreciate Mozart without knowing something about his connection to Freemasonry. He entered