Watching the Master Emerge, Circa 2006

gardener_small.jpgSalzburg Journal
By JAMES R. OESTREICH [NY Times, 26 January 2006]
To say that Mozartís opera ìLa Finta Giardinieraî (ìThe Fake Gardener,î 1775) is remarkable as a work of an 18-year-old grossly understates the case. The makings of the mature master begin to emerge here in abundance.