16 May 2011 0 Comments

The Times: ‘Mozart fans and code crackers’ will love MOZART’S LAST ARIA.

In The Times (London), Peter Millar reviewed my new novel MOZART’S LAST ARIA this weekend. Under the playful headline ‘I Still Think It Was Salieri’, Peter enjoys my “slick musical riddle.” Well, so now you know that court composer Salieri is NOT the fellow who turns out to be the murderer of Mozart in my […]

1 May 2011 0 Comments

Amadeus, Murder and the real Mozart

The long wait for a successor to Amadeus is over. In fact, my new novel MOZART’S LAST ARIA answers questions about the great composer’s death that are far more deeply rooted in historical research than Peter Shaffer’s nonetheless terrific play. Shaffer, whose play was first performed in 1979 and filmed by Milos Forman in 1984, […]