PALO ALTO, CA & SALZBURG, AUSTRIA (PRWEB) January 26, 2005
ÂI am certain that Mozart lives today,Â says Chris Andrews, Executive Producer of Mozart.com. ÂHe is inspiring us in our hearts and minds more than ever, influencing modern-day musical artists, and helping to usher in a new era of music-related research about the health and learning benefits of music.Â
MozartÂs 249th Birthday is this Thursday, January 27. Celebrations around the world are being planned for MozartÂs 250th through 2006 and beyond. http://www.Mozart.com is the home of the worldwide celebrations starting now, as well as the center of ongoing Mozart-related events happening every day around the world today,
Mr. Andrews continues, ÂSimply put, Mozart is the most powerful musical icon in history, reaching across countries, cultures, and languages. And he deserves a fitting 250th birthday party, as well as a rebirth to make him even more relevant to our world today.Â
One of the key features of http://www.Mozart.com will be travel, being that Mozart performed in over 200 cities in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Netherlands, Slovakia and Switzerland
ÂBy tracing Mozart's travel routes, travelers will visit many of the most significant music, art and architectural venues of our cultural heritage in Europe,Â says Mr. Gerhard Spitz, managing director of the European Mozart Ways Association.
Mr. Andrews, who is best known as a digital publishing pioneer, was the Executive Producer of the GRAMMY Awards Webcast, working with the worldÂs top recording artists. He continues ÂMozart was the first rock star, the first touring artist. He brought the music to the. We will bring Mozart, and Mozart.com, to the people too. And yes, that includes classical music and opera, in case you are wondering. Â
The sections of http://www.Mozart.com include:
Music Â Music of Mozart and todayÂs musical artists
Travel ÂCombining MozartÂs routes with travel
Bio Â Biography of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Mind Â The effect of music in our mind, emotions, and health
Pro Â Resources for Music Professionals
Mozart Lives! Â How Mozart is inspiring people today
Events Â Comprehensive information on worldwide Mozart events
Fan Club Â A free online fan club for Mozart and music enthusiasts
The initial launch of Mozart.com will concentrate on reaching people in Europe, as well as the United States, where a national radio promotion involving a Mozart trivia game will happen this Thursday in conjunction with New Radio Star, a daily syndicated online publication reaching all major US markets. Given the interest in Mozart in the rest of the world, in particular Asia, Mozart.com is currently seeking content and promotional partners in all regions of the world.
On MozartÂs birthday this Thursday, http://www.Mozart.com will feature an interview with DESIA, the talented opera singer currently bringing opera to trendy places such as New YorkÂs Lotus Club. As well, Ruth McCartney, who began her music career stuffing envelopes for the first Beatles fan club, will comment on the meaning of the first Mozart Fan Club and tips for music professionals in the age of digital music.
http://www.Mozart.com, the domain name, was purchased in 2003 from Seec, Inc., an enterprise solutions provider who had owned it for over 10 years, though never used the domain name for Mozart. Mr. Andrews also announced that in late February 2005, Gutenberg.com will open as a sister site to Mozart.com, with the theme ÂAn International Center for Publishing and Invention.Â
Mozart.com Limited is a California company bringing the magic and music of Mozart to the world.
For immediate information, working under deadlines:
Press Use Only Â 650-380-1221 (Chris Andrews cell/handy)
Calls and emails from outside the United States are welcome, and will be promptly responded to.
Mozart.com will officially open at 8 in the morning Vienna time on Thursday, January 27, MozartÂs 249th Birthday.
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