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Town Hall Seattle: Arts & Culture Series

Town Hall’s Arts & Culture series elevates the voices of local artists while bringing world-renowned cultural icons to Seattle audiences. The series celebrates music, photography, sculpture, philosophy, heritage, and traditions around the world that enrich our lives.

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Aug 7, 2017

In 1784, Mozart encountered a flirtatious little starling in a Viennese shop who sang the theme from his Piano Concerto no. 17 in G major. Charmed, he brought the bird home to be his pet. For the next three years, the starling served as the famed composer’s companion, distraction, consolation, and muse.

These days, starlings, a nonnative invasive species, are often reviled. They invade sensitive habitats, outcompete local birds for nest sites and food, and decimate crops. In Mozart’s Starling, birder and naturalist Lyanda Lynn Haupt explores the unlikely and remarkable bond between one of history’s most beloved composers and one of earth’s most unpopular birds. The intertwined stories of Mozart’s beloved pet and Haupt’s own starling provide an unexpected window into human-animal friendships, music, and the nature of creative inspiration.

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Recorded live at Town Hall Seattle Friday, April 7, 2017