08 Feb 2006

Mozart's added horse-power


Michael Shmith spends a week on the Mozart opera trail. [The Age, 7 February 2006]

MOZART operas have been unavoidable on his home turf of Salzburg and Vienna. Later this year, Salzburg's summer festival is offering all 22 of the stage works - from Apollo et Hyazinthus (1767) to La Clemenza di Tito (1791) - and Mozart-lovers are being positively Wagnerian in booking early for the lot.