Joseph Haydn’s newly hired virtuoso is nothing but trouble. But when he disappears—although no one seems to care—Haydn is uneasy. Bartó’s abrupt departure comes just weeks before Empress Maria Theresa’s visit. Compelled to investigate, Haydn uncovers a treacherous deception. One that could turn a minor musical mishap into a major political catastrophe.
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