27 June 2011 0 Comments

Review: MOZART’S LAST ARIA absorbing, unpredictable, page turner

British composer and top classical music blogger Robert Hugill reviews my historical crime novel MOZART’S LAST ARIA. He describes it as “absorbing,” unpredictable and “a real page turner.” It’s very gratifying to me that this terrific classical musician should appreciate the way I write about the performance of Wolfgang’s music in the novel. I worked […]

10 June 2011 0 Comments

Guest posts on writing about music

I wrote guest posts for two top UK classical music blogs this week. In different ways they both examine how I went about writing…about music. Though it mightn’t be obvious, one of the most challenging aspects of writing MOZART’S LAST ARIA, my new historical thriller about the great composer’s death, was to give an account […]