Antonio Salieri

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2nd Story’s masterful Amadeus

Poor Antonio Salieri. Try as he might to make his compositions sound more Germanic, the Lombardy-born court composer was forever grouped with other Italians in their suspected nefarious cabals.
Music and madness
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 01, 2013

Review: A composer’s jealousy drives Amadeus at NHTP

Early in his youth, an Italian named Antonio Salieri (the outstanding Blair Hundertmark) knelt in church, looked up, and saw a certain God: "An old, candle-smoked God with a mulberry robe, staring out at the world with a dealer's eyes."
Sacred bargain
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 21, 2011

Music and revenge

As a play, Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus has more than its share of theatrical muscle.
 Elemental Theatre’s masterful Amadeus
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 13, 2009

The music men

Like the playwright’s Equus, the spotlight focuses like a laser beam on an obsession.
URI Theatre rocks Amadeus
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 05, 2008

Tortured artist

It is notoriously difficult to portray genius, especially when not doing so at descriptive length upon the page.
Blackfriars’ evocative Amadeus
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  October 31, 2006