Program Archives

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
04/09/15

“I hope that even these idiots will find something in it to like.” That’s what Mozart said of his French audience regarding his Symphony No. 31. He’d written the work with French taste in mind by...

Carol Wincenc
04/08/15

Midday Mozart features flute soloist Carol Wincenc who will return to Sarasota in June for her 30th year as a faculty member of the Sarasota Music Festival. Today, will hear Carol...

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
04/07/15

Travel has its way of opening and expanding our thinking. For a teenaged Mozart, Italy offered just that. The country had a major influence on Mozart’s music especially Italian opera. Italian...

Amadeus Mozart
03/18/15

Mozart’s Serenades were written for outdoor summer celebrations in his home town of  Salzburg. Usually the event was a wedding or a graduation party and the music was meant to be in the background...