Mozart piece in Finedon

Ad Parnassum perform a Mozart piece at Finedon prior to a tour of Italy on Saturday.

Wednesday, 15th June 2016, 7:55 am
Updated Wednesday, 15th June 2016, 9:57 am
Ad Parnassum

Bastien & Bastienne was written in 1768 when Mozart was only twelve, making it one of his first operas. It can be heard at St Mary’s Church.

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It already shows Mozart’s genius for portraying drama and characterisation in music. Bastien is a parody of the pastoral genre which was very popular at the time, giving the opera its comedy but also exquisite charm. This production will be performed in English.

Tickets are £12 and children can go free.