My Year with Mozart

Lawrence Toppman spends a year listening to every note of his 200 CD set of works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and shares weekly musings of his journey with history’s most versatile composer.

My Year with MozartFebruary 21, 2019

The instrument nobody loved – except Mozart

Why Mozart championed the much-maligned middle child of the string section

My Year with MozartFebruary 7, 2019

King of the prodigies? It’s a four-way tie.

Was Mozart the greatest young composer in history? Well…maybe.

My Year with MozartJanuary 31, 2019

Johnny Mozart

That’s what we might be calling him today, if he’d stuck with his birth name.

My Year with MozartJanuary 24, 2019

My Year with Mozart

Lawrence Toppman embarks on a year long journey with one of history’s most versatile composers