Experience a range of Mozart’s music, from variations of “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” to his large-scale orchestral pieces. The production explores the instruments, scores, themes behind the music, and life of the musician who wrote them, aiming to instill a love and appreciation of Classical music through an atmosphere that is fun, participatory, and inclusive.
Watch with delight as internationally renowned pianist Simon Tedeschi assumes the persona of the musical wunderkind himself, Wolfgang Amadeus, and is accompanied by an Australian Actor/Soprano as his wife, Constanze Mozart. Young music lovers will be introduced to a range of Mozart’s music, from variations on “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” to his major compositions. You’ll meet all the instruments in the Babies Proms ensemble along the way, and discover some of Mozart’s best-known and loved classical music.
Since its 2013 premiere at Sydney Opera House as part of their “Babies Proms” series, Meeting Mozart, directed by Eva Di Cesare (Monkey Baa’s Diary of a Wombat), has played two sold-out runs at Sydney Opera House, toured to Abu Dhabi International Arts Festival and four times to China, and returned to Sydney Opera House again in fall 2019.
A Dufford Institute for Cultural Diversity Event in conjunction with Newberry Arts For All (NAFA)