"My opera was given yesterday with big applause for the third time," Mozart wrote in a letter to his father on July 27th. "In spite of the terrible summer heat, the theatre was packed." Mozart added, "it really feels good to hear this kind of applause."
Oh how I am looking forward to the weekend!
On Saturday, Steve is taking me to see
The Abduction from the Seralio
at the Lyric in Chicago.
But first we will stop in Chinatown to look around and eat.
Ah Mozart, I am sure this is going to be a wonderful
This opera was commissioned from 26 year old
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart by Joseph II in 1782.
For a full description and synopsis of the opera head
over to NPR.
Here is a little scene from Amadeus: