Mozart and other great child prodigies

David Mellor, Sunday 8 March 2015, 7pm.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – surely the most famous of all musical child prodigies. But who are the other young upstarts who rank alongside him?  

This Sunday evening, David explores some of Mozart's prodigious works as well as the early efforts from others who excelled at a supernaturally young age, among them Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Alexander Glazunov, Camille Saint-Saens and J.C. Bach. 

Gallery: Classical music's child prodigies > 

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