Joseph Haydn’s Amazing Ascension, Act I (MITA Lesson)

Portrait of Joseph Haydn by the great English portraitist Thomas Hardy

In the first of two videos about a seriously underrated composer, MITA lead author Robert Winter traces Joseph Haydn’s modest roots from a corner of the Austro-Hungarian Empire to his gradual but inexorable ascent to the most famous composer in all of Europe. The session is capped off with an exploration of the first movement […]