Meet the Music!
Papa and the Prince
Recorded live in Alice Tully Hall on November 12, 2017.
Video produced by Ibis Productions.
Everyone loved the composer Haydn so much they called him Papa Haydn. For most of Papa Haydn's life, he lived in the palace of Nikolaus I, Prince Esterházy, and wrote music at the prince's command. Sometimes the prince was the only person in the audience! What was Haydn's life like in the palace writing music day and night for the prince? Come find out and hear Papa Haydn's great music, too, in Papa and the Prince!