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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: a profile

Updated: May 16, 2021

The stories of Mozart’s prodigy are well known and his brilliance is recognised throughout the world.


Born 1756 / Died 1791


He began playing the keyboard at the age of three and started composing at five. He was a touring musician by six and before his 12th birthday had written two operas!

Of his 22 operas, many of them are frequently performed today including Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro, Cosi Fan Tutte and The Magic Flute.


Mozart and Opera on Location

Don Giovanni (August/September 2018) | Eagle Works, Kelham Island, Sheffield – see more

The Marriage of Figaro (April 2018) | Victoria Hall, Sheffield – see more

The Impresario (April 2015) | Blunham, Huddersfield, Sheffield – see more


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