Explore Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s operatic genius. View his works in their historical contexts and consider Mozart’s gift for capturing the full spectrum of human nature. Examine his early influences, follow his career, and explore his most famous works, including The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, and The Magic Flute, as well as lesser-known gems. No previous opera background required. Just watch, listen, and enjoy.
Dr. Clifford “Kip” Cranna, dramaturg at San Francisco Opera, was awarded the San Francisco Opera Medal, the company’s highest honor. He lectures and writes frequently on music and teaches at the San Francisco Conservatory and the Fromm Institute. He was dramaturg for the Kennedy Center’s 2016 production of Wagner’s Ring.