Thursday, January 27, 2011

Happy Birthday Mozart

On January 27, 1756, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born. He was a celebrated child prodigy and in the course of his lifetime, composed over 600 works. Although Mozart died in 1791, he remains one of classical music's most popular composers.

Authors and playwrights were inspired to write books about him. Movies were made based on his life. Musical artists paid homage to him. Who hasn't been influenced by Mozart?

Vancouver Opera is celebrating Mozart's birthday by offering a special QR code promotion for Mozart's magnificent last opera, La Clemenza di Tito.

Our street posters with the QR code are now posted around town. Or you can just scan the QR code below for the wicked deal:

You may need to download a reader for your Smartphone, so click to get your free app from Neo or Mobio.

This rarely performed opera will be a treat for all Mozart and opera lovers. Come celebrate his life with Vancouver Opera. Happy birthday Mozart!

~ Ling Chan

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