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.
How Mozart elevated banal operatic themes into masterful works →
Toppman reveals how both Mozart and librettist Jerome Kern pushed used their work to push societal ideals. →
Would you pay the ultimate compliment by being buried with your favorite composer? →
The arc toward greatness is often paved with mimicking admiration →
Part of Mozart’s brilliance are the infinite ways to interpret his intentions. →