Month: February 2019

Viennese Masters Program Notes

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791 Overture to The Magic Flute Mozart wrote The Magic Flute in 1791 as a hopeful commercial venture, not on commission from an aristocratic source, which was his normal source of patronage income.  He was in ill-health, in debt, and in desperate need of money,… Read more »