How could the tempo of a piece of music be precisely measured in 1800? Read Part 2/4 of the StarkConductor Summer 2022 Mini-Experience here.
Mozart’s days were packed with work. How was that to be accomplished? The answer: he had assistants. Two of them remained loyal to him until his last breath.
The first article in this two-part series was about Joseph Weigl, a Kapellmeister with whom Mozart liked to rehearse his operas. Today’s article focuses on a man who was especially helpful to Mozart in composing.
How can you bring classical music to children? Three very famous composers had an idea. They simply did what they did best: Compose.
Albert Lortzing (1801–1851) is one of the lesser-known composers today, although he played a decisive role in shaping the genre of German Spieloper. His work “Zar und Zimmermann”, for example, is still popular today. In this list you will find all Lortzing operas with the corresponding work number.