15 September 2011 0 Comments

Film prequel to MOZART’S LAST ARIA

The French cinema has very kindly provided a period piece on release now in the US about the early years of Wolfgang Mozart’s sister Nannerl. To whet appetites for my forthcoming historical thriller MOZART’S LAST ARIA, in which Nannerl is the narrator. MOZART’S LAST ARIA, which has been out for some months in the UK, […]

20 May 2011 0 Comments

The Music of MOZART’ LAST ARIA: piano concerto in C

Nannerl Mozart, Wolfgang’s sister, ends the concert scene in my novel MOZART’S LAST ARIA with her brother’s beautiful C piano concerto. Here’s the fabulous second movement of the concerto played by the incomparable Catalan Alicia de Larrocha. Listen to more music from MOZART’S LAST ARIA. Watch videos about the book.

1 May 2011 0 Comments

MOZART’S LAST ARIA: the video

For today’s release of my new historical crime novel MOZART’S LAST ARIA in the UK, take a look at this two-minute video introducing the book. It features my son dressed as Little Mozart, because I’m even more proud of him than I am of the book… Watch more videos about the book.

1 May 2011 4 Comments

My Mozart novel and the intifada

If there had never been a Palestinian intifada, I might never have written my novel about the death of Mozart, MOZART’S LAST ARIA, which is published today in the UK by Corvus. Of course, 4,000 people would also be alive who are now dead. In the course of writing about that destruction between 2000 and […]