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Articles tagged with "Singspiel"

Smells like teen spirit: The pieces that cemented Mozart’s reputation as a childhood prodigy

27 June 2017

At the age when most of us are studying at school, Mozart was travelling around Europe performing, teaching and composing operas.

Some things are better left unsung: Why composers use speech in opera

2 November 2015

Composers have long explored the gamut of vocal expression from a whisper to a scream.

Die Zauberflöte Musical Highlights: A tasting menu of different styles

23 February 2015

We celebrate the wide variety of musical styles Mozart uses in this wonderful opera.