Mozart and the Wolf Gang book launch
International Anthony Burgess Foundation
20th October 2022
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An evening of music and literature to launch Anthony Burgess’s Mozart and the Wolf Gang, the seventh book in the ground-breaking series The Irwell Edition Of The Works Of Anthony Burgess.
Mozart and the Wolf Gang is one of Burgess’s late, great works, often overlooked due to its experimental form, which nevertheless remains accessible, entertaining and yet refreshingly original to this day.
It was written in 1991 to commemorate the bicentennial of Mozart’s death. This new critical Irwell Edition includes with analysis from Alan Shockley, noted musicologist and first-class literary critic, enabling this work’s significance to be assessed by a new generation of readers and scholars.
Along with introducing you to the book, the is a programme of musical works by Alan Shockley, featuring Richard Casey on piano and Jacob Lay on violin.
Copies of the book will be on sale on the night. Full musical programme to be listed shortly.