Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Slaves to the rhythm: rats can’t resist a good beat, researchers say
Study finds rats instinctively move in time to music – an ability previously thought to be uniquely human

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

11, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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The week in classical: The Marriage of Figaro; Mahler Symphony No 8 review – phenomenal
Mozart’s divine comedy is a shimmering feast for Glyndebourne, while Mahler’s epic symphony brings joy and redemption to a packed Royal Albert Hall

Fiona Maddocks

29, Oct, 2022 @11:30 AM

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Anne Howells obituary
Opera singer with a remarkable theatrical presence once described as ‘the Cleopatra of the lyric stage’

Barry Millington

05, Jun, 2022 @3:52 PM

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A.I.M. by Kyle Abraham review – a genre-defying picture of life and hope
The rightly revered US choreographer returns with an enigmatic piece that blends Mozart with Afrofuturism and feels experimental but authentic

Lyndsey Winship

01, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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The week in classical: Così fan tutte; Czech Philharmonic/CBSO Chorus/Bychkov
Coliseum, London; Barbican, London
ENO’s fizzy production of Mozart’s masterpiece lands well in dark times, while a Czech performance of Janáček and Dvořák summons life-affirming spirit

Stephen Pritchard

19, Mar, 2022 @12:30 PM

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Don Giovanni review – strong cast ensure WNO’s revival stands the test of time
Andrei Kymach as the dashing don leads an impressive cast in Welsh National Opera’s atmospheric but uneven revival of John Caird’s production

Rian Evans

21, Feb, 2022 @10:32 AM

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The big idea: does practice make perfect?
Prodigies such as Emma Raducanu spend thousands of hours honing their skills, but could anyone deliver a world-class performance with enough dedication?

Steven Poole

04, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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On my radar: Roberto Saviano’s cultural highlights
The investigative journalist and author of Gomorrah on the delights of Mozart, the restorative tranquility of Andalusia and a lifelong love of Subbuteo

Roberto Saviano

25, Sep, 2021 @5:00 PM

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‘They deserve a place in history’: music teacher makes map of female composers
Interactive tool features more than 500 women who are often forgotten in the classical music world

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

19, Aug, 2021 @4:00 AM

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The Marriage of Figaro review – acute, witty and handsome, plus pom-poms
Oliver Platt’s anachronistic take on Mozart’s comedy works well in OHP’s opening production, with superb ensemble performances

Tim Ashley

02, Jun, 2021 @12:18 PM

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La Clemenza di Tito review – delight to be back, but modern-dress production fails to convince
Richard Jones’s eagerly-anticipated new production of Mozart’s opera seria has moments of insight but overall too many incongruities, but there is much to enjoy musically, especially Nicole Chevalier’s Vitellia

Tim Ashley

18, May, 2021 @12:34 PM

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The Snow Ball by Brigid Brophy review – a swirling, sensual feast
This timely reissue of Brophy’s 1964 masterpiece transports us to a New Year’s Eve masquerade ball full of romance and eroticism

Lucy Scholes

04, Dec, 2020 @12:00 PM

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