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 MozartJune 13, 2019

Making A Masterpiece Out of Mediocrity

How Mozart elevated banal operatic themes into masterful works

My Year with MozartJune 6, 2019

The Mozart of Broadway

Toppman reveals how both Mozart and librettist Jerome Kern pushed used their work to push societal ideals.

My Year with MozartMay 30, 2019

Live with Mozart, be buried with Beethoven

Would you pay the ultimate compliment by being buried with your favorite composer?