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New Mozart Music Uncovered

Two new compositions by a young WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART have been uncovered in Salzburg, Austria.The previously unknown pieces were found among the collection at the International Mozarteum Foundation. In a statement announcing the discovery on...

25th July 2009

Mozart Sister Treated To Biopic

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART's musician sister is the subject of a forthcoming biopic - 25 years after her more famous sibling was immortalised on the big screen.Nannerl - the nickname of Maria Anna Mozart - will...

9th February 2009

Huge Security Operation For Berlin Opera

LATEST: Opera fans wishing to see the controversial Berlin production of IDOMENEO are facing tight airport-style security tonight (18DEC06) over fears of a Muslim backlash. The WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART classic was cancelled earlier this year...

18th December 2006

Conductor Varviso Dies

Swiss opera conductor SILVIO VARVISO died in hospital in Antwerp, Belgium yesterday (01NOV06) following a brief illness. He was 82. Born in 1924 in Switzerland, Varviso studied music under famous Austrian conductor CLEMENS KRAUSS, making...

2nd November 2006

Controversial Mozart Opera Will Be Staged

LATEST: A Berlin opera company's production of a WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART opera will go ahead after performances received a new security assessment from the police. IDOMENEO features the severed heads of the Prophet Muhammad, Jesus...

28th October 2006

Forman Blasts 'Laughable' Mozart Opera Cancellation

LATEST: Czech movie director MILOS FORMAN is the latest figure to blast the Berlin opera company which last week (27SEP06) scrapped a WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART production over fears it would incite violence. IDOMENEO features the...

4th October 2006

Branagh To Unleash Opera Movie In Venice

Director KENNETH BRANAGH is set to startle audiences at the Venice Film Festival in Italy next week (07SEP06), when he unveils his new movie adaptation of famous opera THE MAGIC FLUTE. Branagh admits he initially...

30th August 2006

Photograph Of Mozart's Widow Discovered

A print of the only photograph taken of legendary composer WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART's widow has been discovered in the archives of a German town. The long-lost image of CONSTANZE WEBER was taken in 1840 at...

6th July 2006

Gardner Appointed Eno Head

British conductor EDWARD GARDNER has been appointed the new music director of the English National Opera (ENO). Gardner steps into the post which has been vacant since December (05) after ENO changed its mind over...

8th March 2006

Barenboim Out Of Hospital

Argentine conductor DANIEL BARENBOIM has been released from hospital after suffering a "a disturbance of his sense of balance". The 63-year-old was admitted to hospital in Berlin, Germany - where he is the general...

31st January 2006

World Celebrates Mozart Birthday

The 250th birthday of legendary composer WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART is being celebrated around the world today (27JAN06) with a number of organised events. The main celebrations will be held in the Austrian cities of...

27th January 2006

Mozart Was A Flatulent Curser

Music legend WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART reportedly suffered from a severe compulsive swearing disorder and enjoyed public flatulence, a British composer has discovered. The 18th Century Austrian had Tourette's Syndrome - a disorder which causes...

20th October 2004

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Tributes Paid As Kevin Spacey Steps Down As Artistic Director Of The Old Vic

Stars from throughout the world of theatre came together to praise Kevin...

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Topping off what’s been an awesome seven days for new movie trailers...

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