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Mozart's Attic - Thursday, May 24th at 10:00 pm

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Antonio Salieri

Antonio Salieri didn't get a fair shake in the play, Amadeus, in which he is cast as the villain vis a vis his more illustrious contemporary, W. A. Mozart. It's not true, of course, but it makes for good drama, and it  has also made Salieri more famous than he has been in a very long time.
 
He didn't produce a great deal of purely instrumental music, but we have a piano concerto by Salieri on the schedule for this week. He was no slouch, as this performance on period instruments will attest.

Originally from central Massachusetts, Jay has called the Space Coast home for more than 30 years. He began his association with WFIT in the late '90s as a dumpster diver for office furniture in response to a broadcast plea for a new chair from a frustrated disc jockey. (WFIT has come a long way since.)