The Mozart Question: A performance with Michael Morpurgo

Arts & Culture

The Mozart Question – music and story in performance. A moving tale of secrets and survival bound together by the power of music, from a master storyteller. The Mozart Question tells the story of Paolo Levi, a world-famous performer who developed his passion for music as a young child with the help of his teacher, Benjamin. Alongside this story, is that of his parents who were both musicians too – Jewish prisoners surviving, playing music in a concentration camp during the Second World War.

Treated with utmost sensitivity for a family audience, The Mozart Question is a story of friendship and family, truth and secrets – interwoven by the power of culture and music.Suitable for audiences from 8 years old, this unique performance of the story, narrated by the author himself, Michael Morpurgo and directed by Simon Reade, is beautifully enhanced and embellished with extracts from music by Mozart, Beethoven, Bach and Vivaldi.

Featuring Daniel Pioro on violin and string quartet The Storyteller’s Ensemble. Music extracts include: Beethoven Violin Concerto (larghetto) Vivaldi The Four Seasons – Summer and Winter Bach Violin Sonata No.1 in G Minor (adagio)

This event has been made possible with the generous support of Genesis Philanthropy Group

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