Topic: Mozart
rare mozart portrait auction
October 04, 2014

Rare Mozart portrait up for auction

LONDON: A miniature portrait of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart sent by the Austrian composer to his first love - who was also his first cousin - will go on sale in London next month, Sotheby’s said Friday. Mozart’s present is referred to several times in a series of letters sent to Maria Anna ...

a rediscovered sonata mozart intended
September 28, 2014

A rediscovered sonata, as Mozart intended

BUDAPEST: Balazs Mikusi’s heart started racing when he realised what the papers he held in his hand were: the long-lost original score of a famous Mozart sonata scribbled by the composer himself. “When I first laid eyes upon the manuscript, the handwriting already looked suspiciously ...

Mini Mozart, 2, performs her first piano concert

HER hands are so tiny her fingers barely span more than a few keys at a time. She uses a booster seat to get level with the keyboard and it takes all her concentration to play without looking. But even before she is three years old, Lavinia Ramirez has astounded experts – with her first ...