Saturday on Stage Hosted by Christopher Purdy The best operatic performances from yesterday and today. Teodor Currentzis and "The Real Mozart" By Christopher Purdy • May 29, 2015 Artist's webpage Teodor Currentzis is a Greek born conductor who trained in Moscow. Today he lives and works in the city of Perm, in the Ural mountains. Classical 101 Guide: Kid Friendly Operas By Christopher Purdy • May 8, 2015 pbs.org As a parent, I learned the cardinal rule of getting kids to sit still: Don't try it. Or keep it short. Or tuneful. Or full of action. Better yet, keep it gross.