2017-2018 Concert Season

Season XVII Recap: Mozart to Mikado

Posted by on Nov 4, 2017 in 2017-2018 Concert Season, Blog, Concert Recaps | 0 comments

From Artistic Director Stephen Morton: The title of this concert might raise the question: What is the connection between Mozart and The Mikado? Mozart wrote operas and The Mikado is an operetta, but they are completely different stylistically and place very different demands on the singers. What possible link could there be?    Truthfully, there isn’t one other than the “smile factor” that exists in my mind. When I listen to Mozart’s music, I usually find myself smiling. There is just something I find innately humorous about much of his music,...

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