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Mozart’s Last Castle Going for Auction

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is often considered the greatest musical genius to have ever lived. With over 800 works including operas, symphonies, and concertos, he defined the classical period and inspired later composers including Beethoven and Tchaikovsky. His music continues to be performed all over the world to this day. Mozart’s final work was commissioned by Count Franz von Walsegg of Schloss Stuppach in Salzburg, present-day Austria. This historic castle, one of the few in lower...

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Years in Vienna

Just when Mozart’s success leapt to unprecedented heights and it seemed he could do nothing wrong, fortune turned against him. A new exhibition puts the spotlight on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s five distinct years in Vienna, 1784-1789.  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the genius we all know for his myriad operas and concertos, is still hitting the headlines today. During the ongoing work being done for the Répertoire International des Sources Musicales (RISM/International Inventory of Musical Sources), Dr...

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