A feast of Mozart at the Kilkenny Arts Festival
Mozart was not short of confidence or self-belief
‘Forgive me, Majesty. I am a vulgar man. But I assure you, my music is not.” So said Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart when once grovelling for the favour of a commission from a royal personage.
The man was not short in confidence or self-belief in proclaiming his genius as a musician, but nor was he reluctant to admit the fact that he worked very hard at his job (without believing there was anyone better...
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