Buxton International Festival

Jane Glover

Mozart in Italy: Coming of Age in the Land of Opera, 10:00am Pavilion Arts Centrebutton--dates-and-timesDates & Times

At thirteen years old, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a child prodigy who had captured the hearts of northern Europe.

However, his father Leopold was now determined to conquer Italy. Together they made three visits, all vividly recounted by acclaimed conductor, biographer and broadcaster Dame Jane Glover.

Father and son travelled from the theatres andconcert salons of Milan to the church-filled streets of Rome, to Naples and to Venice, the carnivalesque birthplace of public opera. Mozart met the challenge of writing Italian opera for Italian singers and audiences, and provoked responses from admiration to hostility.

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  • Duration: 1hr
  • Price: £12



Next-Gen BIF Friends: £5