Published: September 4, 2020 10:00

DID YOU KNOW THAT… The Viennese classics with names!

———— In the history of music (and not only!) each period has its own names, which in a way create its character. There are three composers associated with the Viennese Classics (and what composers!), none of whom were born in Vienna, but who developed their artistic skills there: Joseph Haydn (1732-1809), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

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Published: May 7, 2020 17:19

DID YOU KNOW THAT… ‘FIDELIO’ in Łódź – a historical event

———— On 20 November 1805, Theater an der Wien hosted a performance of Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven. It was conducted by the composer himself, but the work did not gain the favour of the audience. Vienna was occupied by Napoleon’s army and the audience consisted mostly of French officers who did not know German.

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