The Impresario, K. 486

Der Schauspieldirektor K. 486, is a comic Singspiel composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to a libretto by Gottlieb Stephanie. It is regarded as a parody on the vanity of singers who argue over status and pay. Mozart wrote it as his entry in a musical competition hosted by Joseph II in Vienna, competing against Salieri's Prima la musica, poi le parole (First the Music, then the Words). In addition to the overture, there are only four vocal numbers in the score, and the musical content is surrounded by much spoken dialogue ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

  Song Title Performer License Download HD
Mozart - Impresario K.486

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (baptised Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart) was an influential composer of the Classical era, who showed prodigious ability from ...
Quality of recording:
Quality of playing: