Classical Period

1750-1830

A time period of music that is exemplified by its emphasis on formal order, clarity and balance. The symphony saw its creation and development, as did opera seria (serious opera).

 

The Marriage of Figaro

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – 1786

 

Don Giovanni

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – 1786

 

Cosi fan Tutti

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – 1790

 

The Magic Flute

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – 1791

 

Fidelio

Ludwig von Beethoven – 1814