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Sliding Scales at Kew: Glorious!


by Peter Quilter

Q2 Players at The Alexandra Room, The Avenue, Kew

until 26th November

Review by Mary Stoakes

 Some new lighting and a very special set design with a multitude of floral arrangements transformed the somewhat unpromising surroundings of the Alexandra Hall in Kew into a New York Hotel suite, a pets’ cemetery and even Carnegie Hall for Q2’s production of… 674 more words


Out of the Dragon's Den: The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute

by W.A. Mozart

Richmond Opera at the Normansfield Theatre, Teddington. Until 20th November

Review by Mark Aspen

Silk and satin, cotton and rags, colour, lights, action! 997 more words


Masonism in Mozart’s The Magic Flute

On the 30th of September 1791, the opera The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart made its debut at Freihaus-Theater auf der Wieden in Vienna. The piece was finished three months before the composer died of suspected rheumatoid fever at the young age of 35. 333 more words


REVIEW: Samorost 3

Samorost 3 is a beautiful adventure point & click game developed by Amanita Design, also known for their game Machinarium.
If this review is too long for you, I suggest you to only read the first paragraph about the game’s content and the final verdict at the end. 893 more words


Jungle drums beating true: Mozart's Magic Flute at Iford

Director John Savournin has created a lively, accessible and stripped-down Flute for magical Wiltshire garden opera venue Iford which gives the lovers Tamino and Pamina a clear choice between the superstitious tribal culture of the Queen of the Night, and the humanist ethos of Enlightenment philosophy pioneered by the philosopher-sorcerer Sarastro.  57 more words


The Magic Flute (Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer)

The Royal Festival Hall hosted a one-night stop on the current international tour of ‘The Magic Flute’, performed in German with dialogue in English.  Ivan Fischer conducted the Budapest Festival Orchestra with flair, and it was good to see them all obviously enjoying making the most of Mozart’s dazzling score. 197 more words

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