Month of Mozart
Exploring Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his music all month long!
Start off the new year with the inspiration of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart! January is a month-long celebration of Mozart on CPR Classical, culminating in a series of concerts called "Mozart and Now" with the Colorado Symphony, sponsored by CPR Classical.
Listen for stories and music about Mozart every day throughout the month including:
- Midday Mozart at noon Monday through Friday
- Mozart specials at 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday
- Essential Mozart Saturdays following the Metropolitan Opera
- Colorado Spotlight Mozart performances Sundays at 5 p.m.
Check out what's in store!
- Click LISTEN NOW to hear Conductor Scott O’Neil and CPR Classical’s Monika Vischer talk to Ryan Warner on Colorado Matters, January 30, 2023. Listen to CPR Classical at noon on Tuesday, January 31 to hear a special broadcast of Mozart’s Requiem for Midday Mozart with Karla Walker.
- CPR Classical is partnering with Colorado Symphony Jan 27-29 to present “Mozart & Now” featuring guest artists Ji Su Jung and Conrad Tao.
- Think you know Mozart? Take our quiz and discover more from CPR Classical and Colorado Symphony.
- Test your knowledge of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with this quiz!
- Where did Mozart get his musical talent? History has long pointed to his father, Leopold. Leopold was a violinist and authored an authoritative textbook on violin playing. However, pianist Katie Mahan argues that quite a bit of that prodigious talent likely came from Mozart’s mother, Anna Maria Pertl.
- An ancient cemetery is a good setting to sort out fact from fiction around Mozart’s death. In this Halloween edition of Mozart Snapshots, pianist Katie Mahan takes us to a cemetery in Salzburg established in the waning years of the 16th century. Mozart himself is not buried there.
- Anyone with children living at home can relate to wanting more space as the family grows. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his sister were born in a modest, five-room home in Salzburg where the family lived for a number of years. It had only one bedroom for all of them.
- Today you can travel from Salzburg to Vienna in under three hours. When the Mozart family undertook that trip, it took three weeks! It may seem like a long trip, but Vienna was one of the closest destinations for young Wolfgang.