It is always a joy to return to the miraculous music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. While some of the other master composers are considered innovators – Beethoven, Wagner, Debussy, Stravinsky – I consider Mozart a perfector.
Listen in on PART TWO of my conversation with the fabulous opera singer, Heather Buck as she explains her views on music, life and the wonderful world of opera.
By David A. Beloff Listen in on PART ONE of my conversation with the fabulous opera singer, Heather Buck as she explains her views on music, life and the wonderful world of opera.
By Lee Teply Virginian-Pilot correspondent ©November 9, 2013
The Virginia Opera’s new production of one of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s masterpieces, “The Magic Flute,” opened Friday evening at the Harrison Opera House. The opera is a mix of serious and comic elements, and of high and low culture. This production widens the scope by adding modern touches and language to the ancient, or perhaps timeless, story.
By Teresa Annas The Virginian-Pilot ©November 7, 2013
Poor Papageno. He catches birds and sells them for a living, is rough-hewn and earthy, and has fallen for a girl who flew the coop.